Morell, Andreas
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Swiss antiquarian and numismatist. Born Bern 9. 6. 1646, died Arnstadt (Thuringia) 10. 4. 1703. Trained at St. Gallen, Geneva and Bern; from 1680 conservator at the royal coin cabinet in Paris. Persecuted as a Protestant and fleeing France, he worked from 1694 as ‘court councillor’ (Hofrat) to Count von Schwarzenburg und Hohenstein at Arnstadt.

Career, works and influence

Following his education at St. Gallen, Geneva and Bern, M. went to Paris in 1680, making contact with numismatists (including Ezechiel Spanheim) an…

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Mittag, Peter Franz, “Morell, Andreas”, 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 23 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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