Delcourt, Marie
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Belgian classical philologist and ancient historian. Born Ixelles 18. 11. 1891, died Liège 11. 2. 1979. Married to the Belgian writer Alexis Curvers from 1932. Studied at the Univ. of Liège 1911–1919. Member of the spy network La Dame Blanche during World War I. Two years studying in Paris from 1919; 1922–1942 prof. of Greek rhetoric at in Institut supérieur des demoiselles Liège (so-called. Institut Braquaval, later the Lycée Léonie de Waha); from 1929 lecturer at the Univ. de Liège; 1940–1961 prof. ord. there.

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Lilie, Valeria, “Delcourt, Marie”, 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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