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

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Subject: Classical Studies

Edited by: Peter Kuhlmann (Göttingen) and Helmuth Schneider (Kassel)

This compendium gives a comprehensive overview of the history of classical studies. Alphabetically arranged, it provides biographies of over 700 scholars from the fourteenth century onwards who have made their mark on the study of Antiquity. These include the lives, careers and works of classical philologists, archaeologists, ancient historians, students of epigraphy, numismatics, papyrology, Egyptology and the Ancient Near East, philosophers, anthropologists, social scientists, art historians, collectors and writers. The biographies put the scholars in their social, political and cultural contexts while focusing on their scholarly achievements and their contributions to modern classical scholarship.

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Tarn, William Woodthorpe

(709 words)

Author(s): Schlange-Schöningen, Heinrich
British ancient historian and writer. Born London 26. 2. 1869, died Mu…

Taubmann, Friedrich

(416 words)

Author(s): Leonhardt, Jürgen
German philologist and Latin poet. Born Wonsees (Upper Franconia) 15. 5. 1565, died Wittenberg 24. 3. 1634. School from 1578 at

Taylor, Lily Ross

(554 words)

Author(s): Schlange-Schöningen, Heinrich
American ancient historian. Born Auburn, Alabama, 12. 8. 1886, died Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, 18. 11. 1969. 1902–1906 studied Roman history at Univ. of Wisconsin in Madison. From 1906 graduate studies at Bryn Mawr College, 1909/10 at the American Academy in Rome. Doctorate 1912 at Bryn Mawr College with Tenney Frank, thesis on cult…

Temporini, Hildegard, Countess Vitzthum

(386 words)

Author(s): Herrmann-Otto, Elisabeth
German ancient historian. Born Berlin 14. 3. 1939, died Tübingen 30. 11. 2004. 1958 Abitur in Frankfurt; studied there and at Tübingen; doctorate 1967 and habil. 1975, Tübingen. 1976 lecturer Tübingen, 1977 prof. sup., 1979–2004 prof. ext. there. Co-editor: 1972–2004 of ANRW, 1984–2004 of Historia (also special studies). Work and influence…