Duhn, Friedrich von
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German archaeologist. Born Lübeck 17. 4. 1851, died 5. 2. 1930 in Heidelberg. Studied at Bonn, doctorate there 1874. Thereafter DAI travel scholarship; habil. Göttingen 1879. From 1880, prof. ord. at Heidelberg.

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Following his studies in classical philology and archaeology at Bonn, which he completed in 1874 with a philological diss., D. spent several years in Italy, Sicily and Greek, equipped with a DAI travel scholarship. His significant achievements included his identification of the relief of the Ara …

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Szemethy, Hubert, “Duhn, Friedrich von”, 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 21 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00193>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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