Bernabò Brea, Luigi
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Italian prehistorian and classical archaeologist. Born 27. 9. 1910 in Genoa, died 4. 2. 1999 in Lipari. 1932 graduated in law from Genoa and 1935 in archaeology from Rome. 1935–1937 scholarship from Scuola Archeologica Italiana di Atene; 1938 inspector of the state antiquities collection at Tarento; 1939–1941 director of the state antiquities collection at Genoa, also director of the Museum of Ligurian Archaeology at Genoa-Pegli until 1951, 1941–1973 Soprintendente alle Antichità della Sicilia Orientale at Syracuse. A…

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Guidi, Alessandro, “Bernabò Brea, Luigi”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 20 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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