Loraux, Nicole
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French antiquarian and anthropologist. Born Paris 26. 4. 1943, died Argenteuil 6. 4. 2003. Studied at École normale supérieure de Sèvres; Agrégation de Lettres classiques 1965; 1970–1975 assistant in Greek history at Univ. of Strasbourg, then assistant at École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS); 1977 Thèse de doctorat with Jean-Pierre Vernant. 1981–1994 Directeur d’études and from 1987 prof. of history and anthropology of the Greek polis at EHESS. Severe stroke 1994.

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Sonnabend, Holger, “Loraux, Nicole”, 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_00439>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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