Friedländer, Ludwig
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German classical philologist and art historian. Born Königsberg 16. 7. 1824, died Strasbourg 16. 12. 1909. Studied classics at Königsberg and Leipzig; 1845 doctorate at Königsberg; 1847 habil. there. 1856 prof. ext., 1858 prof. ord. there.

Career, works and influence

F., born into a Jewish commercial family, was a pupil of Karl Lehrs. He spent his entire academic life and career at Königsberg, interrupted only by a period of study with Gottfried Hermann at Leipzig in 1843/44 and a stay in Italy in 1853/54. Be…

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Nippel, Wilfried, “Friedländer, Ludwig”, 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 20 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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