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

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Meiggs, Russell
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British ancient historian and epigraphist. Born London 20. 10. 1902, died Garsington (Oxford) 24. 6. 1989. Studied at Keble College, Oxford from 1921, 1925 at the British School in Rome. 1926/27 teaching at Christ’s Hospital; from 1928 tutor, from 1930 fellow and 1935–1939 dean of Keble College; 1939–1970 fellow in ancient history at Balliol College, Oxford, of which he was Master 1945–1969. During World War II, worked procuring timber for the Mi…

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Schlange-Schöningen, Heinrich, “Meiggs, Russell”, 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 25 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00470>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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