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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Youtie, Herbert Chayyim

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Author(s): Bernhard Palme
American papyrologist. Born Atlantic City, New Jersey, 28. 8. 1904, died Ann Arbor, Michigan, 13. 2. 1980. Studied at the univs. of Cincinnati (A. B. 1927) and Columbia (New York), taking MA there 1928. 1929 at the Catholic Institute of Paris as a student of Paul Collart. Y. worked for over 50 years at the Univ. of Michigan: 1929–1932 research assistant, 1932–1946 research associate, 1946–1975 research prof. of papyrology. His second marriage was to the papyrologist Louise Canberg. From 1959 one of the directors of the American Philological Association; 1968 honorary president of the Ass…