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

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Schwyzer, Eduard
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Swiss linguist. Born Zurich 15. 2. 1874, died Berlin 3. 5. 1943. Son of a coppersmith. Father of the Plotinus scholar Hans-Rudolf S. Named ‘Schweizer’ until 1899. 1892 Abitur in Zurich. 1892–1894 and 1895–1897 studied comparative linguistics and classical philology at Zurich with his great-uncle Heinrich Schweizer-Sidler, Adolf Kaegi, Hermann Hitzig and Hugo Blümner; 1894/95 studied at Leipzig, then the Mecca of Indo-European studies (‘Young Grammarians’ of the ‘Leipzig School’), teachers including…

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Berner, Hans-Ulrich and Landfester, Manfred, “Schwyzer, Eduard”, 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 20 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00661>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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