Loeschcke, Georg
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German classical archaeologist. Born Penig (Saxony) 28. 6. 1852, died Baden-Baden 26. 11. 1915. School at Plauen; studied at Leipzig and Bonn, doctorate Bonn 1876. 1877–1879 DAI travel bursary. 1879 prof. of classical philology and archaeology at Dorpat; 1889 prof. ord. at Bonn; 1909/10 rector of the univ. there; from 1912 prof. ord. at Berlin.

Career, works and influence

L. initially studied history and philology at Leipzig, but soon turned to archaeology under the influence of Johannes Overbeck. After moving to …

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Szemethy, Hubert, “Loeschcke, Georg”, 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_00435>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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