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Baumstark, Carl Anton
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(Aug 4, 1872, Konstanz – May 31, 1948, Bonn). Orientalist and founder of the comparative studies of liturgy in 1899–1904, he stayed in Rome at the Campo Santo Teutonico, was the editor of the newly-founded journal OriensChristianus, and in 1905 returned to Germany and was teacher at a private school. Through numerous publications, particularly on Syrian literature and liturgy, he earned a high international reputation. In 1921, he became honorary professor at the University of Bonn; in addition, he taught semitic la…

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Winkler, Gabriele, “Baumstark, Carl Anton”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 10 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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