Victor Ehrenberg (historian)

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Victor Ehrenberg
Born (1891-11-22)22 November 1891
Altona, Hamburg, Germany
Died 25 January 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.

Ehrenberg was born in Altona, Hamburg. He was the younger brother of Hans Ehrenberg and the nephew of the jurist Victor Ehrenberg.[1]

He served in the German Army on the Western Front during World War I and was awarded the Iron Cross, 2nd Class.[2]

Ehrenberg was married to Eva Dorothea Ehrenberg, née Sommer (1891–1964). He 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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