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

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Büchner, Karl
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German classical philologist. Born Gaschwitz (Saxony) 6. 8. 1910, died Denzlingen (near Freiburg) 19. 11. 1981. Studied classical philology at Leipzig from 1930. Doctorate 1935, habil. 1938, both also Leipzig. 1939 temporary professorship at Göttingen. From 1943 prof. ext., 1949–1976 prof. ord. of classical philology at Freiburg i. Br.

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The son of a businessman, B. spent his school and univ. years at Leipzig. His most influential academic teachers were Friedrich Klingner and The…

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Mundt, Felix, “Büchner, Karl”, 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 19 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00095>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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