Victor Ehrenberg (historian)

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Victor Ehrenberg
Born (1891-11-22)November 22, 1891
Altona, Hamburg, Germany
Died January 25, 1976(1976-01-25) (aged 84)
London, England
Occupation Historian, author, writer
Spouse(s) Eva Dorothea Ehrenberg
Children Geoffrey Elton
Lewis Elton
Relatives Hans Ehrenberg
Victor Ehrenberg
Ben Elton

Victor Ehrenberg (22 November 1891 – 25 January 1976) was a German historian. He was the younger brother of Hans Ehrenberg and the nephew of the jurist Victor Ehrenberg.[1]

Ehrenberg was born in Altona, Hamburg. He was married to Eva Dorothea Ehrenberg, née Sommer (1891–1964). He served in German Army on the Western Front during World War I and was awarded Iron Cross, 2nd Class.[2] Ehrenberg was the father of Geoffrey and Lewis Elton, and grandfather of Ben Elton. He died, aged 84, in London.

Works[edit]

  • Ost und West. Studien zur geschichtlichen Problematik der Antike. Brno 1935.
  • Alexander and the Greeks. Blackwell, Oxford 1938.
  • The people of Aristophanes. Blackwell, Oxford 1943.
    • Deutsche Ausgabe: Aristophanes und das Volk von Athen. Eine Soziologie der altattischen Komödie. Artemis, Zürich und Stuttgart 1968.
  • Der Staat der Griechen. 2. erweiterte Auflage. Artemis, Zürich und Stuttgart 1965.
  • Polis und Imperium. Beiträge zur Alten Geschichte. Hrsg. v. K. F. Stroheker und A.J. Graham. Artemis, Zürich und Stuttgart 1965.
  • From Solon to Socrates. Greek history and civilization during the sixth and fifth centuries B. C. Methuen, London 1968 und Nachdrucke, ISBN 0-415-04024-8

References[edit]

  1. ^ G.V.R. Born, F.R.S., "The Wide-Ranging Family History of Max Born" (PDF) The Royal Society. (2002) page 224. Retrieved November 28, 2010
  2. ^ "Ehrenberg, Victor (1891-1976): Identity Statement". Retrieved 2013-11-09. 

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