Wolff, Hans Julius
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German-American legal historian and papyrologist. Born Berlin 27. 8. 1902, died Freiburg 23. 8. 1983. Studied ancient history, classical philology and law at the Univs. of Berlin and Rostock. 1929 Assessorexamen, then proofreading assistant to Wolfgang Kunkel in Göttingen. 1930/31 and 1933–1935 worked on Thesaurus Linguae Latinae in Munich. 1932 law degree, then worked in the judiciary until his dismissal in 1933. 1935 emigrated to Panama, where he was prof. of Roman and Panamanian l…

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Schlange-Schöningen, Heinrich, “Wolff, Hans Julius”, 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 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00761>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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