Holleaux, Maurice
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French epigraphist and ancient historian. Born Château-Thierry (Aisne) 15. 4. 1861, died Paris 22. 9. 1932. Studied history; 1882–1885 member of the École française d’Athènes and its director from 1904. 1888–1904 lecturer in archaeology at Lyon 1904–1912 and 1912–1923 teaching work at the Faculté des Lettres of the Sorbonne in Paris; 1923–1927 prof. of Hellenistic antiquity there. 1927–1932 prof. of Greek epigraphy at Collège de France. From 1925, member of the Académie des inscriptions et belles-lettres.


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Sonnabend, Holger, “Holleaux, Maurice”, 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 16 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00335>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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