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Lietzmann, Hans
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(Mar 3, 1875, Düsseldorf – Jun 25, 1942, Locarno). After passing his Abitur in Wittenberg, Lietzmann went to Jena in 1893 to study classical philology and theology, but it was his studies at Bonn from 1894 to 1898 that enduringly influenced him. There his real academic mentor was H. Usener, a renowned scholar in classical philology and religious studies, from whom he acquired a love of philological detail, a particular concern for large-scale religio-historical relationships, and a great inte…

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Markschies, Christoph, “Lietzmann, Hans”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 05 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_13029>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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