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

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Walser, Gerold
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Swiss ancient historian. Born Zurich 25. 5. 1917, died Basel 3. 7. 2000. From 1936, studied ancient history and classical philology at the Univ. of Basel, interrupted by World War II. 1946 doctorate at Univ. of Basel [1]; 1952 habil. there. 1953–1978 prof. ord. in ancient history at Univ. of Bern. After retiring, took teaching jobs at the Univ. of Freiburg from 1991. 1997 honorary doctorate from Freiburg. As co-founder (with Karl Friedrich Stroheker) and editor of Historia, he was a formative influence on this internation…

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Kloft, Hans, “Walser, Gerold”, 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 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00739>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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