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

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Bücheler, Franz
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German classical philologist. Born Rheinberg 3. 6. 1837, died Bonn 3. 5. 1908. 1856 doctorate in classical philology, Bonn. 1858 prof. ext., 1862 prof. ord. at Freiburg; 1866 prof. ord. at Univ. of Greifswald, 1870–1906 at Univ. of Bonn.

Background, work and influence

B. began his study of classical philology in 1852 at Bonn with Friedrich Ritschl, and gained his doctorate in 1856 with a diss. on the linguistic studies of the Emperor Claudius. On Ritschl’s recommendation, he became a prof. …

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Selent, Doreen, “Bücheler, Franz”, 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 18 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00093>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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