Münzer, Friedrich
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German ancient historian and philologist. Born 22. 4. 1868 in Oppeln (Upper Silesia, now Opole, Poland), died 20. 10. 1942 in the concentration camp at Theresienstadt. Abitur 1886 at Oppeln, then studied at Leipzig and from 1887 in Berlin; 1891 doctorate, 1892 Staatsprüfung/Oberlehrerexamen there. Study trips to Rome in 1893/94, Athens in 1894/95. 1896 habil. at Basel; 1897 priv.-doz., 1902 prof. ext. in ancient history and prof. ord. in classical philology there. 1912 prof. ord. in anci…

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Herrmann-Otto, Elisabeth, “Münzer, Friedrich”, 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 16 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00498>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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