Orsi, Paolo
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Italian archaeologist and prehistorian. Born Rovereto (then Austria) 17. 10. 1859, died there 8. 11. 1935. 1877–1882 studied at the Univs. of Vienna, Rome and Padua, laurea Padua. 1888–1924 director of the Archaeological Museum of Syracuse and inspector (later superintendent) of excavations and antiquities for eastern Sicily. 1889 lecturer, then until 1899 prof. ext. of archaeology at Univ. of Catania; 1908–1924 superintendent of antiquities for Calabria (and the …

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Paoletti, Maurizio, “Orsi, Paolo”, 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 19 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00526>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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