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

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Irmscher, Johannes
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German classical scholar and Byzantine scholar. Born Dresden 14. 9. 1920, died Rome 23. 5. 2000. School at Dresden; 1939/40 studied classical philology, Byzantine studies and Neo-Greek studies at Univ. of Leipzig, then called up for war service. 1945/46 head of the Berlin Bibliothek der Kunstschaffenden; also studying 1946/47 at Humboldt Univ. Berlin, doctorate 1947. 1947 research assistant at Humboldt Univ., then 1947–1951 scholarly assistant at the Kommission für spätantike Religionsgeschichte (‘Commission for la…

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Losemann, Volker, “Irmscher, Johannes”, 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 23 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00351>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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