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

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Polotsky, Hans Jakob
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Israeli Egyptologist, Coptologist and linguist. Born Zurich 13. 9. 1905, died Jerusalem 10. 8. 1991. 1924 Abitur in Berlin; 1924–1928 studied Egyptology and Semitic studies at Berlin and Göttingen; 1928 doctorate at Göttingen; 1926–1930 assistant on Septuagint project there. 1930–1934 assistant in the publication of Coptic Manichaean papyri Berlin. 1934–1948 instructor for Egyptology at Hebrew Univ. in Jerusalem; 1948–1972 prof. of Egyptian and Semitic…

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Schenkel, Wolfgang, “Polotsky, Hans Jakob”, 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_00572>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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