Carl Weyman

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Carl Weyman (born February 20, 1862 in Munich , † December 14, 1931 there ) was a German classical philologist .

Carl Weyman studied classical philology and theology at the University of Munich (at Rudolf Schoell and Wilhelm von Christ ), where he in 1886 with a dissertation studies on the figure of Litotes doctorate was. He then worked as an assistant at the Royal Court and State Library in Munich. From 1889 to 1891 he was a full professor of Latin language and literature at the University of Friborg . He then returned to the University of Munich and remained connected to it until the end of his life. In 1894 he completed his habilitation, in 1900 he was appointed associate professor for classical and early Christian philology and in 1905 full professor. In the summer semester of 1931 he was released.

Weyman's research area was the Christian literature of antiquity and the Middle Ages, on which he published numerous monographs and essays. He was co-editor of the historical yearbook (since 1897) and the Kempten Church Fathers Library . The theological faculty of the University of Munich awarded him an honorary doctorate .


  • Carl Weyman † . In: Historisches Jahrbuch , Volume 52 (1932), pp. 133-136
  • Josef Martin : Carl Weyman . In: Biographisches Jahrbuch für Altertumskunde , 62nd year. Pp. 1-12

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