Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Part I-III

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Felix Jacoby (biografie_jacoby)
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Introduction

Felix Jacoby (1876-1959) edited, over many years, the fragments of the Greek historians who are not preserved complete: that is, quotations from their works in other writers. In his multi-volume work, Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker (for which he requested the abbreviation FGrHist) he created one of the stupendous research sources in the field of ancient history. The work outlived two world wars, Jacoby's forced retirement from his chair at the University of Kiel, his exile from his native land, his return t…

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Chambers, Mortimer, “Felix Jacoby (biografie_jacoby)”, in: Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Part I-III, General Editor: Felix Jacoby. Consulted online on 23 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-5363_boj_abiografie_jacoby>



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