Lenormant, Charles
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French archaeologist, Egyptologist and numismatist. Born Paris 1. 6. 1802, died Athens 22. 11. 1859. After classical studies, became junior inspector of the royal art collection in 1825. 1824–1826 travelled to Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands. 1828 took part in the Egypt expedition of Champollion, then in 1829 in the French expedition to the Morea. In 1830, became head of the dept. of Beaux Arts at the Ministry of Education, then conservator at the Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal, and from 1832 at the Bibliothèque national…

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Jaubert, Sabine and Grapler, Daniel, “Lenormant, Charles”, 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 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00414>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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