Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary

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Pfuhl, Ernst
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German archaeologist. Born Berlin 17. 11. 1876, died Basel 7. 8. 1940. 1895–1900 studied classics in Berlin, doctorate there 1900. 1905 habil. in Göttingen. 1909 prof. ext., 1911 prof. ord. of classical archaeology at Basel.

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P., son of the Berlin sculptor Johannes P., studied classics at Berlin with the philologists Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff and Hermann Diels. His archaeology teachers were August Kalkmann and Reinhard Kekulé von Stradonitz. P.’s fondness for philology is reflected in hi…

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Schmidt, Stefan, “Pfuhl, Ernst”, 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 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00555>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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