Traube, Ludwig
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German classical philologist and medievalist. Born Berlin 19. 6. 1861, died Munich 19. 5. 1907. Abitur 1880; then studied classical philology and medieval studies at Munich and briefly at Greifswald. 1883 doctorate at Munich; habil. there 1888. Various tours of Italy. From 1904, prof. of medieval Latin philology at Munich. From 1899 full member of the Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, from 1902 of the Accademia dei Lincei. Died of leukaemia at just 46 years of age.

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Humar, Marcel, “Traube, Ludwig”, 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 18 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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