Mazzarino, Santo
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Italian ancient historian. Born Catania 27. 1. 1916, died Rome 18. 5. 1987. Abitur Catania 1932; graduated in humanities with a thesis on ancient history with Luigi Pareti, published in revised form in 1942 [1]; 1936/37 continued studies in Munich with Rudolf Pfeiffer and Walter Otto. 1937–1939 teacher of Latin and Greek at Humanist Liceo Gulli e Pennisi at Acireale; 1939–1944 member of the Italian Institute for Ancient History at Rome. Teaching at Univ. of Catania from 1944; 1951–1963 prof. ord. of a…

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Marcone, Arnaldo, “Mazzarino, Santo”, 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 22 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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