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

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Eckhel, Joseph Hilarius
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Austrian Jesuit and numismatist. Born 13. 1. 1737 at Enzesfeld (Lower Austria), died Vienna 16. 5. 1798. Latin School at Vienna; entered the Society of Jesus 17. 10. 1751; holy orders 1764 after studies of theology, Hebrew, ancient languages, philosophy, mathematics. Teacher of grammar; 1770 curator of the Society’s coin collection. Studied in Italy from 1772; reorganized the coin collection of the future Emperor Leopold II at Florence. At…

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Mittag, Peter Franz, “Eckhel, Joseph Hilarius”, 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 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00196>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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