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

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Wickert, Lothar
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German ancient historian. Born Lissa (province of Posen, now Poland) 31. 7. 1900, died Cologne 8. 2. 1989. Studied classics at Univ. of Breslau; 1921 doctorate there [1]. From 1923, studies at the Univ. of Berlin; 1924 academic assistant at the Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften. 1930 habil., 1934 prof. ext. in ancient history at Univ. of Königsberg; 1939–1967 prof. of ancient history at Univ. of Cologne.

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1920s Berlin became W.’s intellectual homeland. This was partly throu…

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Kloft, Hans, “Wickert, Lothar”, 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 24 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00747>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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