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

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Helck, Wolfgang
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German Egyptologist. Born Hans Wolfgang H., Dresden 16. 9. 1914, died Hamburg 27. 8. 1993. Studied Egyptology and ancient Near Eastern studies at Leipzig with Georg Steindorff 1933, 1934–1939 in Göttingen with Hermann Kees; doctorate Göttingen 1939. Thereafter, war service; American prisoner-of-war from 1943. Returned to Göttingen 1947. 1951 habil. at Göttingen with a thesis on the Egyptian king-lists in the Greek history of Manethon [4]; 1955 habil. moved to Hamburg, where…

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Altenmüller, Hartwig, “Helck, Wolfgang”, 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 19 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00318>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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