History of Classical Scholarship
A Biographical DictionaryBook - 2014
This compendium gives a comprehensive overview of the history of classical studies. Alphabetically arranged, it provides biographies of over 700 scholars from the fourteenth century onwards who have made their mark on the study of Antiquity. These include the lives, careers and works of classical philologists, archaeologists, ancient historians, students of epigraphy, numismatics, papyrology, Egyptology and the Ancient Near East, philosophers, anthropologists, social scientists, art historians, collectors and writers. The biographies put the scholars in their social, political and cultural contexts while focusing on their scholarly achievements and their contributions to modern classical scholarship
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill ; 2014.
Characteristics: lxiv, 746 pages ; 23 cm.
Alternative Title: Brill's New Pauly, History of classical scholarship