Diels, Hermann
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German classical philologist and historian of philosophy. Born Hermann Alexander D. in Biebrich near Wiesbaden, 18. 5. 1848, died 4. 6. 1922 in Berlin. Studied classics at Berlin and Bonn from 1867, doctorate Bonn 1870. Taught classical languages from 1871 at Flensburg, Hamburg and Berlin. 1881 editor of the Commentaria in Aristotelem Graeca (CAG) at the Prussian Academy of Sciences; 1882 prof. ext. at Univ. of Berlin, 1886 prof. ord. in classical philology there. 1891/92 dean,…

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Visser, Edzard, “Diels, Hermann”, 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 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00174>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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