Shtaerman, Elena Mikhailovna
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Russian ancient historian. Born St. Petersburg 28. 9. 1914, died Moscow 22. 10. 1991. Studied in Moscow. Doctorate (kandidatskaya dissertatsiya) there 1942. 1956 habil. (doktorskaya dissertatsiya). From 1950, academic assistant in the ancient history section of the Historical Institute of the USSR Academy of Sciences in Moscow.

Work and influence

S. studied under Nikolai Alexandrovich Mashkin at the State Univ. of Moscow. In her dissertation, she explored a theme that had been controversial since Michael Rostovtzeff: th…

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Heinen, Heinz, “Shtaerman, Elena Mikhailovna”, 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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