Der Neue Pauly Supplemente I Online - Band 6: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon

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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.


Youtie, Herbert Chayyim

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Author(s): Palme, Bernhard
Amerikan. Papyrologe. Geb. am 28. 8. 1904 in Atlantic City (New Jersey), gest. am 13. 2. 1980 in Ann Arbor (Michigan). Studium an den Univ. Cincinnati (A. B. 1927) und Columbia (New York), dort 1928 M. A., 1929 am Catholic Institute of Paris als Schüler von Paul Collart. Y. wirkte über 50 Jahre an der Univ. of Michigan: ab 1929–1975 Research Assistant, ab 1932 Research Associate, ab 1946 Research Prof. of Papyrology. In zweiter Ehe mit der Papyrologin Louise Canberg verheiratet. Seit 1959 einer …