Henzen, Wilhelm
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German epigraphist. Born Johann Heinrich Wilhelm H. at Bremen, 24. 1. 1816, died Rome 27. 1. 1887. Altes Gymnasium Bremen; 1836–1838 studied at Univ. of Bonn (classical philology, Sanskrit, modern languages), then at the Univ. of Berlin (classical philology, ancient history, geography). 1840 doctorate at Leipzig with diss. on Polybius. 1841/42 travels, especially in Greece and Italy. 1842, while on Sicily, invited by Emil Braun to the Roman Instituto di Corrispondenza Archeologica, initially working there as unpaid …

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Blanck, Horst, “Henzen, 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 21 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00320>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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