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

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Lesky, Albin
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Austrian classical philologist. Born Graz 7. 7. 1896, died Innsbruck 28. 2. 1981. School at Graz; 1914–1920 studies (with interruption), 1920 doctorate, Graz. 1921 study trip to Marburg. 1921–1932 schoolteacher at Graz; 1924 habil., 1930 prof. ext. at Graz; 1932 prof. ext. at Vienna. 1936 prof. ord. at Innsbruck; 1949 prof. ord. at Vienna, 1963/64 rector there. From 1954 a full member, then 1969/70 president of the Austrian Akademie der Wissenschaften. Several honorary doctorates and academy memberships. 1971 Order Po…

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Schelske, Oliver and Berner, Hans-Ulrich, “Lesky, Albin”, 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 21 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00421>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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