Voss, Johann Heinrich
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German author, translator and philologist. Born Sommerstorf (Mecklenburg) 20. 2. 1751, died Heidelberg 29. 3. 1826. 1759–1765 school in Penzlin, 1766–1769 Lateinschule in Neubrandenburg. 1769–1772 tutor at Ankershagen near Penzlin; 1772–1775 studied theology and philology at Göttingen; 1775–1778 freelance writer living at Wandsbek. 1778–1782 rector of the Lateinschule in Otterndorf (Niederelbe), 1782–1802 at Eutin; 1802–1805 private scholar in Jena. From 1805, advisor (no teaching responsibi…

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Riedel, Volker, “Voss, Johann Heinrich”, 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 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00732>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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