Gaiser, Konrad
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German classical philologist. Born Gerstetten (Heidenheim an der Brenz) 26. 11. 1929, died Tübingen 3. 5. 1988. 1949–1955 studied classical philology, history and philosophy at Univ. of Tübingen (with one semester at Basel); 1955 doctorate at Tübingen; 1960 habil. here. From 1968 to his death, prof. ord. in classical philology at Tübingen. From 1974, member of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and chairman of its Goethe Dictionary committee.

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Schmidt, Ernst August, “Gaiser, Konrad”, 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_00253>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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