Holm, Adolf
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German ancient historian. Born Lübeck 8. 8. 1830, died Freiburg im Breisgau 9. 6. 1900. 1847–1851 studied theology, philology and history at Leipzig and Berlin; 1851 doctorate at Berlin. 1852 named Gymnasium teacher at Katharineum in Lübeck. 1877/78 prof. ext., 1878–1884 prof. ord. in universal history at Univ. of Palermo; 1884–1897 prof. of ancient history at Univ. of Naples.

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H., the son of a factory owner, studied in Leipzig (1847–1849) and Berlin (1849–1851), graduating with a diss. on the Ethics and Politics o…

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Sonnabend, Holger, “Holm, Adolf”, 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 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00336>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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