Roussel, Pierre
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French ancient historian and epigraphist. Born Nancy 23. 2. 1881, died Paris 1. 10. 1945. Graduated in 1901 from the École normale supérieure, then working until 1910 at the École française d’Athènes. There, from 1906, working under the direction of Maurice Holleaux on the inscriptions of Delos. 1917 Thèse de doctorat with two dissertations concerning Delos [2]; [3]. 1915–1918 teaching at Lycée Janson de Sailly, Paris; 1918 prof. at Univ. of Bordeaux, 1919–1925 at Univ. of Strasbourg, 1936–1945 at Sorbonne. 1…

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Schlange-Schöningen, Heinrich, “Roussel, Pierre”, 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 17 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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