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

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Solmsen, Friedrich
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German-American classical philologist. Born Friedrich Heinrich Rudolf S., Bonn, 4. 2. 1904, died Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 30. 1. 1989. Studied classical philology at Bonn, Heidelberg and Berlin. Doctorate Berlin 1928 and habil. there 1929. 1929–1933 priv.-doz. in Berlin; emigrated to Britain 1933. From 1933 at Trinity College, Cambridge. Moved to United States 1937, initially to Olivet College in Michigan. From 1940, prof. of classical philolog…

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Schmitz, Dietmar, “Solmsen, Friedrich”, 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 20 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00672>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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