Haller von Hallerstein, Carl
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German archaeologist and draughtsman. Born Hiltpolstein (Upper Franconia) 10. 6. 1774, died Ampelakia (Thessaly) 5. 11. 1817. 1792–1794 architecture studies at Karlsschule in Stuttgart, 1798–1805 at Berlin Bauakademie. 1806 architectural inspector at Nuremberg; 1808–1817 travels to Rome, Greece and Constantinople.

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H. was born into a leading patrician family of Nuremberg. Finding a position as architectural inspector in his home city unsatisfying, he set out on a tour to…

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Bankel, Hansgeorg, “Haller von Hallerstein, Carl”, 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 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00301>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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