Der Neue Pauly Supplemente I Online - Band 6: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon

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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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Oertel, Friedrich

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Author(s): Palme, Bernhard
Dt. Althistoriker. Geb. am 21. 5. 1884 in Leipzig, gest. am 15. 1. 1975 in Bonn. Gymnasium und Studium der Klass. Phil., Neueren Gesch. und Nationalökonomie in Leipzig. 1911 Prom. über die ägypt. Amtsliturgie, danach Assistent bei Karl Julius Beloch; Kriegsdienst während des Ersten Weltkrieges; ab 1918 Assistent bei Johannes Kromayer in Leipzig, 1920 Habil ebda. 1922–1929 o.Prof. für Alte Gesch. an der Univ. Graz. Rufe nach Köln (1926), Freiburg im Breisgau (1926) und Prag (1927) lehnte er ab. A…