Robert, Louis
(793 words)

French ancient historian, epigraphist and numismatist. Born Laurière (Limousin) 15. 2. 1904, died Paris 31. 5. 1985. While still at school in 1921/22, he attended the public lectures given by Paul Foucart at the Collège de France, and from 1923 also the epigraphy lectures of Maurice Holleaux (as whose student R. later saw himself [1. 7 f., 418]) at the Sorbonne. From 1924 studied at École normale supérieure, Paris. 1927 member of the École française d’Athènes; from 1932 Directeur d’études at the École pratique des hautes études (c…

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Schlange-Schöningen, Heinrich, “Robert, Louis”, 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 22 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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