Hampe, Roland
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German classical archaeologist. Born Heidelberg 2. 12. 1908, died Würzburg 23. 1. 1981. Studied law at first, then classical archaeology at Munich. Doctorate in classical archaeologist 1934, Munich. 1936 assistant at DAI Athens. 1939 habil. at Würzburg. From 1946 prof. ord. at Univ. of Kiel. From 1948 prof. ord. at Univ. of Mainz. 1957–1975 prof. ord. at Univ. of Heidelberg.

Work and influence

H. was the son of the historian Karl Hampe. He studied with Ernst Buschor and had contact with the Stefan George Circle. Towards …

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Hölscher, Tonio, “Hampe, Roland”, 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_00303>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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