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

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Jahn, Otto
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German classical philologist, classical archaeologist and musicologist. Born Kiel 16. 6. 1813, died Göttingen 9. 9. 1869. Gelehrtenschule at Kiel, then Schulpforta (Naumburg). From 1831, studied at Univs. of Kiel, Leipzig and Berlin; 1836 doctorate at Kiel with entitlement to teach at the Univ. there. 1837–1839 Danish travel bursary for Paris and Italy. 1842 prof. ext. in philology and archaeology at Greifswald, 1845 prof. ord. there (after turning down a…

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Müller, Carl Werner, “Jahn, Otto”, 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 20 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00356>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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