Friederichs, Karl
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German archaeologist. Born Delmenhorst 7. 4. 1831, died Berlin 19. 10. 1871. Gymnasium in Bremen and Oldenburg; studies at Göttingen and Erlangen; doctorate 1853 at Erlangen; habil. there 1855. From 1858 assistant to the director of the Berliner Museen; from 1868 director of the Berlin Antiquarium. 1869/70 journeys to the Mediterranean, France and Britain.

Work and influence

Although F. died at the age of only 40, he left a striking number of important publications. Taking his doctorate with a diss. in…

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Kreikenbom, Detlev, “Friederichs, Karl”, 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 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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