Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary

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Rader, Matthaeus
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German philologist, pedagogue and writer. Born Innichen (now South Tyrol, Italy) 1561, died Munich 22. 12. 1634. School at Innsbruck and Augsburg; entered the Societas Jesu on 12. 9. 1581; studied at Ingolstadt. Prof. of rhetoric at the Augsburg Jesuitengymnasium from 1591. 1612 in the same function at Munich, also court historian to Elector Maximilian I of Bavaria.

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After entering the Society, R. pursued a typical career for a Jesuit, i.e. he was appointed as a schoolteacher while still …

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Lukas, Veronika, “Rader, Matthaeus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 24 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00586>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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