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Hans von Arnim
German classical philologistwd:Q100896
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language of expression: German
educated at: University of Greifswald
occupation: classical philologist, university teacher, classical scholar
student of: Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff
Hans von Arnim (14 September 1859, Groß Fredenwalde – 26 May 1931, Vienna) was a German-Austrian classical philologist, who specialized in studies of Plato and Aristotle.
He studied classical philology at the University of Greifswald as a pupil of Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorf. From 1881 to 1888 he worked as a schoolteacher in Elberfeld and Bonn, then obtained his habilitation in 1888 from the University of Halle. In 1893 he became a full professor at Rostock, then in 1900 was appointed chair of Greek philology at the University of Vienna as a successor to Theodor Gomperz. In 1914 he relocated as a professor to the newly founded University of Frankfurt, and in 1921 returned to the University of Vienna.He was elected a foreign member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1919.
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