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

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Gelzer, Matthias
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Swiss-German classical philologist and ancient historian. Born Liestal (canton of Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland) 19. 12. 1886, died Frankfurt 23. 7. 1974. Attended Humanistisches Gymnasium in Basel 1905–1907, then studied classical philology at Basel with Friedrich Münzer, and from 1907–1909 in Leipzig. 1910 doctorate Leipzig, with Ulrich Wilcken; 1912 habil. at Freiburg. 1915–1918 prof. of ancient history at Greifswald, 1918/19 at Strasbourg, 1919–1955 at Frankfurt a. M.; 1924/25 rector o…

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Baltrusch, Ernst, “Gelzer, Matthias”, 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 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00262>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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