Niese, Benedictus
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German classical philologist and ancient historian. Born Jürgen Anton Benedictus N. at Burg (Fehmarn) 24. 11. 1849, died Halle 1. 2. 1910. Attended cathedral school in Schleswig; from 1867 studied classical philology at Kiel (especially with Alfred von Gutschmid and Otto Ribbeck), spending the summer semester 1870 at the Univ. of Bonn. 1870/71 volunteer in Franco-Prussian War. Doctorate 1872 at Kiel. 1873 schoolteacher at Flensburg; 1873–1876 stay in Italy and Rome (preparing his editio…

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Schlange-Schöningen, Heinrich, “Niese, Benedictus”, 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 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00516>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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