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

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Leo, Friedrich
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German classical philologist. Born Regenwalde (Pomerania) 10. 7. 1851, died Göttingen 15. 1. 1914. Childhood and youth at Bonn; 1868–1871 studied classical philology at Göttingen, 1871–1873 at Bonn, doctorate 1873 Bonn. 1874/75 traineeship at Joachimsthalsches Gymnasium Berlin. 1877 habil. at Bonn; 1881–1883 prof. ext. at Kiel; 1883–1888 prof. ord. at Rostock; 1888/89 prof. ord. at Strasbourg; 1889–1914 prof. ord. at Göttingen; 1903/04 rector of the univ. there.

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Lather, Ralph, “Leo, Friedrich”, 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 14 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00416>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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