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

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Herzfeld, Ernst
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German archaeologist and Orientalist. Born Celle 23. 7. 1879, died Basel 21. 1. 1948. Cathedral Gymnasium in Verden an der Aller, Joachimsthalsches Gymnasium in Berlin (Abitur 1897), then a year of military service. Studied architecture at Technische Hochschule (Berlin-)Charlottenburg, graduating 1903 and appointed royal superintendent of buildings (königlicher Regierungsbauführer). Studied Assyriology and art history at Berlin. 1903–1905 working for Walter Andrae at Aššur, followed by …

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Hauser, Stefan R., “Herzfeld, Ernst”, 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 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00325>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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