Kurt Gärtner (Medievalist)
Kurt Gärtner initially worked as a postman and studied German and theology in Marburg, Berlin and Zurich from 1958 to 1964. In 1968 he received his doctorate with Wolfram von Eschenbach's work Die constructio apo Koinu . He then worked as a research assistant and lecturer in Marburg . From 1972 to 1974 he was a lecturer at King's College , London . Gärtner completed his habilitation in Marburg in 1978 with a thesis on The Tradition of Tradition from Brother Philipps Marienleben . Gärtner taught until his retirement in 2001 as a professor for ancient German studies at the University of Trier .
Gärtner arranged for the reprint of Matthias Lexer's Concise Middle High German dictionary .
He heads the German texts of the Middle Ages project , an academy project at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, as well as the Middle High German Dictionary project, a project of the Mainz and Göttingen Academies of Sciences, and is chairman of the Electronic Publishing Working Group of the Union of German Academies of Sciences .
- Literature by and about Kurt Gärtner in the catalog of the German National Library
- Page at the University of Trier
- Kurt Gärtner, Klaus Grubmüller, Karl Stackmann (eds.): Middle High German Dictionary. Volume I ff., Stuttgart (2006–) 2013.
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German Germanist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||June 20, 1936|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Hummetroth|