Emil Hübner

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Emil Hübner.

Emil Hübner (7 July 1834 - 21 February 1901) was a German classical scholar.

He was born at Düsseldorf, the son of the historical painter Julius Hübner (1806-1882), After studying at Berlin and Bonn, he travelled extensively with a view to antiquarian and epigraphical researches. The results of these travels were published in several important works: Inscriptiones Hispaniae Latinae (1869, supplement 1892), I.H. Christianas (1871, supplement 1900); Inscriptiones Britanniae Latinae (1873), I.E. Christianae (1876); La Arqueologia de Espana (1888); Monumenta Linguae Ibericae (1893).

Hübner also wrote two books for the classical student: Grundriss zu Vorlesungen uber die römische Lileraturgeschichte (4th ed. 1878, edited, with large additions, by JEB Mayor as Bibliographical Clue to Latin Literature, 1875), and Bibliographie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft (2nd ed., 1889); mention may also be made of Romische Epigraphik (2nd ed., 1892); Exempla Scripturae Epigraphicae Latinae (1885); and Römische Herrschaft in Westeuropa (1890). In 1870 Hübner was appointed professor of Classical Philology in the University of Berlin, where he died.

Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

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