Gerkan, Armin von
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Baltic German classical archaeologist and architectural historian. Born Subbath (now Subate, Latvia) 30. 11. 1884, died 22. 12. 1969 in Hamburg. School in Riga; 1901–1907 studies for diploma in architecture at Riga and Dresden; 1920/21 studied archiecture at Technische Hochschule Berlin, doctorate of engineering there 1921. 1921/22 studied classical archaeology at Univ. of Greifswald, doctorate (Dr. phil.) there 1922; 1923 habil. in architecture at Technische Hochschule Aachen. 1924 second secretary, the…

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Fröhlich, Thomas, “Gerkan, Armin von”, 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_00265>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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