Latte, Kurt
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German classical philologist. Born Königsberg 9. 3. 1891, died Tutzing 18. 6. 1964. Studied classical philology at Königsberg, Bonn and Berlin. Doctorate 1913 at Königsberg; habil. 1920 at Münster. 1923 prof. of classical philology at Greifswald, from 1926 at Basel; from 1931 prof. at Göttingen. Forced to retire 1935. 1945–1957 again prof. at Göttingen, then at Tutzing until his death.

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L., the son of a Jewish doctor, studied classical philology at Königsberg, Bonn and Berl…

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Schmitz, Dietmar, “Latte, Kurt”, 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_00407>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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