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

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Taubmann, Friedrich
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German philologist and Latin poet. Born Wonsees (Upper Franconia) 15. 5. 1565, died Wittenberg 24. 3. 1634. School from 1578 at Lateinschule in Kulmbach, from 1582 scholarship to the Fürstenschule Heilsbronn; from 1592 studied at Univ. of Wittenberg. 1593 crowned poeta laureatus. 1595 appointed prof. of poetry at Wittenberg on the initiative of Duke Friedrich Wilhelm I, holding the post for life. Lifelong connections with the Electoral Court of Saxony, where he was kurzweiliger Rat (‘amusing councillor’).

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Leonhardt, Jürgen, “Taubmann, 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 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00697>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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