Laum, Bernhard
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German classical philologist and classical archaeologist. Born Velen 12. 4. 1884, died Marburg 22. 10. 1974. Studied classical philology and archaeology at Bonn, Munich and Strasbourg; doctorate Strasbourg [10]; [7]; 1917 habil. at Frankfurt am Main. 1923 prof. of economics at Akademie of Braunsberg; 1936–1953 prof. of economic science at Marburg.

Career, works and influence

L. studied classical philology and archaeology with August Brinkmann, Anton Elter and Georg Loeschcke; at Munich with Otto Crusius a…

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Berner, Hans-Ulrich and Humar, Marcel, “Laum, Bernhard”, 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 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00409>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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