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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Quatremère de Quincy, Antoine-Chrysostôme

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Author(s): Barbanera, Marcello
Franz. Architekturtheoretiker, Archäologe und Bildhauer. Geb. am 21. 10. 1755 in Paris, gest. am 28. 12. 1849 ebda. Juristische Ausbildung am Pariser Collège Louis-le-Grand und Bildhauerlehre; 1776 und 1783/84 Italienreisen. 1789 Mitglied der Commune de Paris, ab 1791 der Assemblée législative. 1793/94 in Haft. 1796 Abgeordneter im »Rat der Fünfhundert« des Département de la Seine. 1797–1800 in Deutschland im Exil. Ab 1800 Sekretär des Generalrats des Département de la Seine. Ab 1816 Intendant des arts et monuments publics; 1816–1839 Ständiger Sekretär der Acad. des …