Collignon, Maxime
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French classical archaeologist. Born Léon-Maxime C. at Verdun 9. 11. 1849, died Paris 15. 10. 1917. Baccalauréat in Paris followed in 1868 by entry into the École normale supérieure (ENS); 1872 agrégation (state examination), 1878 doctorate; 1873–1876 member of the École française d’Athènes (EFA); 1876 lecturer in Greek and Latin antiquities at Univ. of Bordeaux, prof. from 1879. 1883–1892 deputy prof. (to Georges Perrot), 1892–1900 prof. sup.; 1900–1917 prof. ord. in archaeology at the Sorbonne.

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Gran-Aymerich, Ève, “Collignon, Maxime”, 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 23 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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