Manfred Erren

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Manfred Erren (born December 9, 1928 in Freiburg im Breisgau ) is a German classical philologist .


Manfred Erren studied Classical Philology and Romance Studies in Freiburg, Tübingen and Munich from 1948 to 1954 and received his doctorate in 1956 from the University of Freiburg . From 1956 to 1959 he was an assistant at the University of Mainz . In 1966 he completed his habilitation at the University of Freiburg. On May 29, 1972 he became an adjunct professor there . He has been retired since March 31, 1994.

From 1976 to 1998 he was the founder and chairman of the traditional liturgical and sedevacantist congregation of St. Pius V in Freiburg.


  • Studies on the ancient didactic poem. Dissertation Freiburg 1956
  • The Phainomena of Aratos by Soloi. Investigations into the understanding of facts and meaning. Habilitation thesis. Steiner, Wiesbaden 1967
  • Aratos, Phainomena. Constellations and weather signs, Greek-German ed. Manfred Erren. With 23 star maps by Peter Schimmel . (86 explanatory notes, bibliographical references, a detailed afterword and an index of names and subjects are included in the translation). Heimeran Verlag, Munich 1971. Updated new edition Patmos Verlag, Artemis & Winkler Verlag Düsseldorf 2009.
  • Introduction to Roman art prose. Scientific Book Society, Darmstadt 1983, ISBN 3-534-08333-4
  • P. Vergilius Maro: Georgica. Text, translation and commentary. Winter, Heidelberg


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Individual evidence

  1. See Announcement in Insight - Römisch-Katholische Zeitschrift ( Memento of February 14, 2005 in the Internet Archive ) (PDF; 1.3 MB), Volume 7, Number 5, December 1977