Emil Hübner

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Emil Hübner.

Ernst Willibald 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 traveled extensively with a view to antiquarian and epigraphical researches.[1] The results of these travels were published in several important works: Inscriptiones Hispaniae Latinae (1869, supplement 1892), Inscriptiones Hispaniae Christianae (1871, supplement 1900); Inscriptiones Britanniae Latinae (1873), Inscriptiones Britanniae Christianae (1876); La Arqueologia de Espana (1888); Monumenta Linguae Ibericae (1893).[2]

Hübner also wrote two books for the classical student: Grundriss zu Vorlesungen über die römische Litteraturgeschichte (4th edition, 1878, edited, with large additions, by JEB Mayor as Bibliographical clue to Latin literature, 1875),[3] and Bibliographie der klassischen Alterthumswissenschaft (2nd edition, 1889). He was also author of Römische Epigraphik (2nd edition, 1892); Exempla Scripturae Epigraphicae Latinae (1885); and Römische Herrschaft in Westeuropa (1890).[4]

In 1870 Hübner was appointed professor of classical philology at the University of Berlin,[1] where he died.


 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Hübner, Emil". Encyclopædia Britannica. 13 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 846. 

  1. ^ a b Hitz - Kozub / edited by Rudolf Vierhaus Deutsche Biographische Enzyklopaedie
  2. ^ Emil Hübner de.Wikisource
  3. ^ John E. B. Mayor: Bibliographical clue to Latin literature.
  4. ^ Römische Herrschaft in Westeuropa HathiTrust Digital Library

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