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

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Ribbeck, Otto
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German classical philologist. Born Johann Karl Otto R., Erfurt 23. 7. 1827, died Leipzig 18. 7. 1898. Studied classical philology at Berlin and Bonn; 1849 doctorate at Berlin. 1854 schoolteacher at Elberfeld; 1856 prof. ext., 1859 prof. ord. in classical philology at Bern; 1861 prof. at Basel; from 1862 prof. at Kiel; from 1872 prof. at Heidelberg; from 1876 prof. at Leipzig, 1887/88 rector there. Secretary of the Sächsische Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften. Member of the academies of St. Petersburg, Göttingen and Berlin.

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Schauer, Markus, “Ribbeck, Otto”, 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 22 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00600>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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