Langosch, Karl
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German Middle Latin philologist and Germanic scholar. Born Berlin 11. 4. 1903, died Jugenheim an der Bergstrasse 10. 3. 1992. Studied Germanic studies and medieval philology at Berlin and Tübingen. Doctorate (Dr. phil.) Tübingen 1931. 1929–1936 assistant at Prussian Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin. From 1936, teaching at Berlin Univ. Habil. 1941. Univ. lecturer in Berlin 1948; prof. sup. there 1953. From 1957 prof. ext. at Pädagogisches Institut Darmstadt; 1958 prof. ext., from 1963 prof. ord. at Univ. of Colo…

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Hibst, Peter, “Langosch, Karl”, 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 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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