Svoronos, Ioannes Nikolaos
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Greek numismatist and archaeologist. Born Mykonos 15. 4. 1863, died Athens 7. 9. 1922. Studied in Athens, in 1883 also Paris and London. 1888 assistant on the Corpus nummorum at the Königlich-Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften in Berlin. From 1887 assistant, then 1890–1920 director of the Numismatic Museum of Athens. 1918 prof. ord. in numismatics and sphragistics at the Univ. of Athens. 1914 medal of the Royal Numismatic Society in London, 1920 Huntington Medal of the American Numismatic Society.

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Schubert, Helmut, “Svoronos, Ioannes Nikolaos”, 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 15 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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