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Heinz-Günther Nesselrath

Heinz-Günther Nesselrath German classical philologist

German classical philologist
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Intro German classical philologist
A.K.A. Heinz Gunther Nesselrath, Heinz Günther Nesselrath, Heinz-Gunther Nesselrath
Countries Germany
Occupations Historian Linguist Church historian Philologist Professor Educator
Type Academia Literature Religion Social science
Gender male
Birth 9 November 1957 (Rödingen)
Star sign ScorpioScorpio
Family
Spouse: Balbina Bäbler
Education University of Cologne
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Biography

Heinz-Günther Nesselrath (9 November 1957 in Rödingen) is a German philologist.

Career

Born in Rödingen, Heinz Günther Nesselrath studied classical philology in the University of Cologne from 1976 to 1981. Between 1981 and 1989 he held an assistant professorship at the Cologne Classics Institute, between 1989 and 1992 a Heisenberg Scholarship granted by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft ("German Research Foundation"). He reached Habilitation in 1987.

From 1992 to 2001 Nesselrath was a professor of classical philology at the University of Bern. In 2001, he became a professor and researcher at Georg-August University of Göttingen. One of his research interests is Plato's presentation of Atlantis in the dialogues Critias and Timaeus.

Nesselrath regards Atlantis as an invention by Plato that must be understood as a parable or cautionary tale.

References and notes

Much of the content of this article comes from German-language Wikipedia article, accessed September 17, 2006.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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http://data.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb120365973
http://isni.org/isni/0000000108625783
http://www.uni-goettingen.de/de/prof-dr-heinz-guenther-nesselrath/47657.html
https://authority.bibsys.no/authority/rest/authorities/html/90225105
https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb120365973
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https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q87658
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