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

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Schaefer, Arnold
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German ancient historian. Born Arnold Dietrich S., Seehausen, 16. 10. 1819, died Bonn 19. 11. 1883. School in Bremen; studied history and classical philology at Leipzig. Doctorate there 1842. 1842 schoolteacher in Dresden, 1851 in Grimma. 1857 prof. ord. in history at Greifswald; founded the historical seminar there 1863. 1865 prof. ord. in history, specializing in ancient history, at Bonn. Rector 1871/72.

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S. studied history and classical philology at Leipzig with Gottfried Hermann, Moriz Haupt, Reinhol…

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Berner, Hans-Ulrich, “Schaefer, Arnold”, 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 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00640>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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