Georg Ferdinand Dümmler
Ferdinand Dümmler was born in Halle an der Saale in 1859 . He was a grandson of the publisher Ferdinand Dümmler . Ferdinand Dümmler's father Ernst Ludwig Dümmler became an associate professor of history at the University of Halle in 1858 .
After graduating from school in 1877, Dümmler studied classical philology and classical archeology at the universities of Halle, Strasbourg and Bonn . He was most influenced by August Krohn (Halle) and Adolf Michaelis (Strasbourg). In Bonn his teachers were Franz Bücheler , Hermann Usener and Reinhard Kekulé von Stradonitz . In 1882 Dümmler received his doctorate with the dissertation Antisthenica . After graduating, he undertook intensive research trips to the Mediterranean countries; Archaeologist Wolfgang Helbig was one of his sponsors . After traveling in Greece and Italy, he traveled to the Aegean Islands and Cyprus in 1885 .
In 1887 Dümmler returned to Germany and got a job as a private lecturer at the University of Giessen . Here he dealt again with philological topics and habilitated in 1889 with the script Akademika . In the spring of 1890 he accepted a position at the University of Basel as a full professor of philology and archeology (as the successor to Jacob Achilles Mähly ). On November 15, 1896, he died after a short illness from the consequences of years of overwork.
He found his final resting place in the Wolfgottesacker cemetery in Basel.
- Franz Studniczka : Duemmler, Ferdinand . In: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB). Volume 48, Duncker & Humblot, Leipzig 1904, pp. 163-166.
- Carl Werner Müller : Wilamowitz and Ferdinand Dümmler, a bad story . Steiner, Stuttgart 2005, ISBN 3-515-08672-2 .
- Carl Werner Müller: Müller, Georg Ferdinand. In: Peter Kuhlmann , Helmuth Schneider (Hrsg.): History of the ancient sciences. Biographical Lexicon (= The New Pauly . Supplements. Volume 6). Metzler, Stuttgart / Weimar 2012, ISBN 978-3-476-02033-8 , Sp. 336 f.
|SURNAME||Dümmler, Georg Ferdinand|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Dümmler, Ferdinand (common name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German classical philologist and archaeologist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 10, 1859|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Halle (Saale)|
|DATE OF DEATH||November 15, 1896|
|Place of death||Basel|