Mitteis, Ludwig
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German papyrologist and legal historian. Born Laibach (now Ljubljana, Slovenia) 17. 3. 1859, died Leipzig 26. 12. 1921. Attended Theresianum, the favoured school of the old Austrian nobility, in Vienna. Studied law at Vienna from 1876, 1881 doctorate there. After one semester at Leipzig (1882/83), habil. 1884 in Vienna. 1887 prof. ext. and 1895 prof. ord. in civil law at Germany Univ. of Prague, from 1895 at Vienna, then from 1899 prof. o…

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Palme, Bernhard, “Mitteis, Ludwig”, 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 15 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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