Mylonas, Georgios
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Greek archaeologist. Born Georgios Emmanuel M., Izmir, 9. 12. 1898, died Athens 15. 4. 1988. Studied at Athens from 1916, interrupted in 1921/22 by his participation in the Graeco-Turkish War. 1928 doctorate at Athens. 1929 second doctorate at Baltimore. 1933–1967 assistant prof., later prof. and director of the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Washington Univ., St. Louis; 1979–1988 secretary-general of the Archaeological Society of Athens.

Career, works and influence

M. grew up in Izmir. From 19…

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Panagiotopoulos, Diamantis, “Mylonas, Georgios”, 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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