Maas, Paul
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German classical philologist and Byzantine scholar. Born Frankfurt 18. 11. 1880, died Oxford 15. 7. 1964. 1898 Abitur at Freiburg; then studied classical philology and Byzantine studies at Berlin and Munich; doctorate Munich 1903. Habil. 1910 Berlin; 1920 prof. ext. there. 1930 prof. ord. in classical philology Königsberg. Forced to retire 1934; thereafter private scholar, Königsberg. 1939 emigration, then private scholar at Oxford. From 1955, corresponding member of the Akademie der Wissenschaften at Berlin (East);…

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Berner, Hans-Ulrich and Schelske, Oliver, “Maas, Paul”, 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_00444>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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