Adam Flasch

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Adam Flasch (born February 21, 1844 in Helmstadt , † January 11, 1902 in Erlangen ) was a German classical archaeologist .

He first studied Classical Philology with Ludwig von Urlichs in Würzburg , then as the oldest student of Heinrich Brunn Classical Philology and Classical Archeology in Munich, where he received his doctorate in 1870. In 1882 he became the first full professor of classical archeology in Erlangen . He held this office until his death in 1902. In 1890 his associate professor was converted into an ordinariate and he was given a full chair. From 1892 he was a member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences .

One of his special archaeological achievements was the discovery that a statue of Athena in Dresden and an Athena head in Bologna belonged to the type of Athena Lemnia des Phidias .


  • Alleged Argonaut pictures. Archaeological treatise . Munich 1870 (= dissertation)
  • The polychromy of the Greek vase pictures . Würzburg 1875 (= habilitation)
  • To the Parthenon frieze . Wuerzburg 1877
  • Edited by Heinrich von Brunn: Greek Art History, Book 2. The Archaic Art , Munich 1897
  • Heinrich von Brunn, commemorative speech given at the public meeting of the KB Academy of Sciences in Munich, March 1895 . Munich 1902
  • Festschrift presented by the university to Prince Regent Luitpold of Bavaria on the occasion of his eightieth birthday . University of Erlangen, 1901


Individual evidence

  1. Olaf Willett, 2001, p. 198
  2. Prof. Dr. Adam Flasch , members of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences