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.


Evans, Arthur

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Author(s): Momigliano, Nicoletta
Brit. Archäologe und Numismatiker. Geb. am 8. 7. 1851 in Nash Mills, Hertfordshire, gest. am 11. 7. 1941 in Youlbury, Oxfordshire. 1865–1870 Harrow Public School; 1870–1874 Brasenose College, Oxford; dort M.A. 1877–1882 Balkankorrespondent des Manchester Guardian. 1884–1908 Kurator des Ashmolean Museum in Oxford (1908–1941 Ehrenkurator); 1900–1931 Grabungsleiter in Knossos. 1911 Erhebung in den Adelsstand (Sir Arthur). Biographie und wissenschaftlicher Werdegang E. war Sohn des wohlhabenden Papierfabrikanten, angesehenen Archäologen, Sammlers und Numi…