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

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Hettner, Felix
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German provincial Roman archaeologist. Born Jena 29. 7. 1851, died Trier 12. 10. 1902. Studied classics at Leipzig and Bonn 1872–1877, doctorate Bonn 1877. 1877–1902 director of Trier provincial museum.

Work and influence

H., who turned to classical studies at the suggestion of his father Hermann H. (director of the antiquities collection and the museum of casts at Dresden), is regarded as the founder of the ‘Provincial Museum of Rhenish Prussia’ (‘Provinzialmuseum der preussischen Rheinprovinz’, now Rheinisches Landesmu…

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Merten, Jürgen, “Hettner, Felix”, 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 25 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00326>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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