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

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Hirt, Aloys
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German art scholar and archaeologist. Born Behla/Hüfingen (Schwarzwald-Baar) 27. 6. 1759, died Berlin 29. 7. 1837. Studied philosophy at Nancy, legal doctrine at Freiburg, then from 1779 at Vienna, political science, aesthetics, rhetoric, ancient history and geography. At Rome from late 1782 to mid-1796. From 1796, prof. at the Akademie der Künste und mechanischen Wissenschaften, Berlin; from 1799 also at the Bauakademie there. 1810 prof. ord. in archaeology at Univ. of Berlin. 1796 ful…

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Zimmer, Jürgen, “Hirt, Aloys”, 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 22 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00332>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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