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

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Mommsen, Theodor
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German ancient historian. Born Garding 30. 11. 1817, died Berlin 1. 11. 1903. 1838–1843 studied law at Kiel; 1843 doctorate there. 1848 prof. ext. in Roman law at Leipzig; dismissed for political reasons 1851. 1852 prof. ord. in Roman law at Zurich, 1854 at Breslau. 1857 appointed to research professorship at Berliner Akademie to edit the Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum; 1858 full member of the Preussische Akademie der W…

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Rebenich, Stefan, “Mommsen, Theodor”, 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 26 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00489>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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