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

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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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Ziebarth, Erich

(440 words)

Author(s): Barth, Matthias
German ancient historian. Born Frankfurt an der Oder 31. 12. 1868, died Dettelbach am Main 21. 10. 1944. 1881–1888 Landesschule in Schulpforta; from 1888 studied classical philology, history and classical archaeology at Göttingen and Munich. 1892 doctorate at Univ. of Göttingen. 1900–1919 senior teacher at Wilhelm-Gymnasium Hamburg; 1919–1936 prof. of ancient history at Univ. of Hamburg. Career and works Z., the son of Carl Z., dean of the faculty of law at the Univ. of Göttingen, and nephew of the ancient historian Gustav Friedrich Hertzberg,¶ grew up in Göttingen and studied a…

Ziegler, Konrat

(663 words)

Author(s): Baumgarten, Roland
German classical philologist. Born Konrat Fürchtegott Z., Breslau, 12. 1. 1884, died Göttingen 8. 1. 1974. Studied classical philology ¶ and history in Breslau 1902–1905, doctorate there 1905, habil. 1907. 1910 prof. ext., 1920 prof. ord. in classical philology. 1923–1933 prof. in Greifswald, 1928/29 rector of the Univ. 1933 dismissed, 1939/40 incarcerated. 1945 Landrat; from 1946 teacher, from 1950 honorary prof. at Göttingen, 1966 prof. ord. there. Life and works Z. was a committed democrat (memberships: Deutsche Demokratische Partei and Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutsch…

Zieliński, Tadeusz

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Author(s): Pait, Mayya
Polish-Russian classical philologist and cultural historian. Born Tadeusz Stefan Z., Kiev, 14. 9. 1859, died Schondorf am Ammersee, 8. 5. 1944. 1876–1880 studied classical philology at Leipzig, 1880/81 in Munich and Vienna. 1881 doctorate in Leipzig; from 1883 master’s in St. Petersburg; 1885 second doctorate at Dorpat. 1887 prof. ext. in St. Petersburg, 1890 prof. ord. in Greek studies there. Emigrated to Poland 1921; 1921–1935 prof. ord. in Warsaw; 1935–1939 honorary prof. there. Career, works and influence Z. was born into a Polish family in Russia. His native languag…