Ruschenbusch, Eberhard
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German ancient historian. Born Utgast 6. 8. 1924, died Dieburg (Darmstadt) 21. 1. 2007. After war service and captivity, Abitur only in 1947; studied classical philology and history at Hamburg. Staatsexamen (teaching certificate) 1955; teaching in Hamburg schools until 1972. 1966 doctorate; 1972 appointed without habil. to chair of ancient history at Frankfurt; retired 1992.

Biography and works

R. owed his 1972 appointment to his dissertation [1], in which he edited the fragments of the laws of Solon a…

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Horst, Claudia, “Ruschenbusch, Eberhard”, 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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