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

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Moortgat, Anton
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Belgian-German archaeologist of the Near East. Born Antwerp 21. 9. 1897, died Damme (near Bruges) 9. 10. 1977. Studied classical archaeology, history and art history at Ghent, Münster and Berlin. Doctorate Berlin 1923. From 1923, academic assistant at Orient-Forschungsinstitut (Berlin) of Max von Oppenheim. From 1929 assistant and from 1938 curator of the Near Eastern Department at the Staatliche Museen in Berlin; 1941 honorary prof. at the Univ. of Berlin. 1948–1967 prof. ord. in Near Eas…

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Orthmann, Winfried, “Moortgat, Anton”, 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 20 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00492>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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