Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary

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Weber, Wilhelm
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German ancient historian. Born Heidelberg 28. 12. 1882, died Berlin 21. 11. 1948. Studied classical and German philology, history, archaeology and art history at Heidelberg. Doctorate 1906 with Alfred von Domaszewski; habil. 1911, also Heidelberg. 1911 prof. ord. in history at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen; professorships at Frankfurt 1916, Tübingen 1918 and Halle 1925. Refused appointments to Göttingen in 1920 and to Bonn in 1928. 1932–1945 prof. ord. at Univ. of Berlin.

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Baltrusch, Ernst, “Weber, Wilhelm”, 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 23 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00743>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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