Tsountas, Christos
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Greek classical archaeologist. Born Stenimachos (now Asenovgrad, Bulgaria) 1857, died Athens 9. 6. 1934. After completing school in Athens and starting to study engineering in Hannover, changed to archaeology and philology at Munich and Jena. Doctorate Jena 1880. 1883–1904 ephor for the Greek antiquities service. 1904–1924 prof. of archaeology at Athens; 1909–1911 secretary-general of the Archaeological Society of Athens. Retirement 1926/27 follo…

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Panagiotopoulos, Diamantis, “Tsountas, Christos”, 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 16 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00710>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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