Poebel, Arno
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German ancient Near Eastern scholar and Sumerologist. Born Eisenach 26. 1. 1881, died Chicago 3. 3. 1958. 1900–1904 studied theology and classical philology at Heidelberg, Marburg, Zurich and Jena; 1905/06 scholarship to Univ. Museum in Philadelphia. 1906 doctorate from Philadelphia, 1910 habil. at Breslau. 1911–1913 taught in Baltimore at Johns Hopkins Univ. 1919 prof. ext. in Rostock, 1925 prof. ord. there. From 1928 research associate at Orien…

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Sallaberger, Walther, “Poebel, Arno”, 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 21 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00566>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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