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Böckh-Hermann dispute
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A. Significance and Origin of the Method Dispute (CT)

The long-lasting dispute between Gottfried Hermann and August Böckh (regarding spelling [5. 15 n.11]) is a part of the general considerations concerning methods [1. 15] in the study of Classical Antiquity that arose in the 19th cent., triggered by the question of how Classical philology viewed itself an…

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Ungefehr-Kortus, Claudia (Alten-Buseck), “Böckh-Hermann dispute”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 26 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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