Ensslin, Wilhelm
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German ancient historian. Born Aalen 9. 12. 1885, died Kirchheim 8. 1. 1965. Studied history and classical philology at Tübingen, Berlin, Munich and Strasbourg, his teachers including Eduard Meyer, Ernst Kornemann and Karl Johannes Neumann, who supervised his doctorate, which he took in 1911 at Strasbourg with a thesis on the legislation and Imperial administration of the Emperor Julian. He thereafter taught in a Gymnasium. After war service and his return from captivity in France, he was an assistant master at the Gymnasium…

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Leppin, Hartmut, “Ensslin, Wilhelm”, 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 17 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00209>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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