Alfred von Domaszewski, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Alfred von Domaszewski

Austrian classical scholar and archaeologist

Date of Birth: 30-Oct-1856

Place of Birth: Timișoara, Timiș County, Romania

Date of Death: 25-Mar-1927

Profession: university teacher, classical archaeologist, historian of classical antiquity, archaeologist of the Roman provinces

Nationality: Austria

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Alfred von Domaszewski

  • Alfred von Domaszewski (October 30, 1856 – March 25, 1927) was an Austrian historian born in Timi?oara in the Habsburg Monarchy. He received his education in Vienna, and following graduation remained in Vienna as a secondary school teacher.
  • In 1884 he began work as an assistant at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.
  • In 1887 he became an associate professor of ancient history at the University of Heidelberg, where in 1890 he attained full professorship.
  • One of his better known students was historian Ernst Hartwig Kantorowicz (1895-1963). In 1882 he accompanied German archaeologist Carl Humann (1839-1896) to Smyrna on behalf of the Berlin Academy of Sciences, with support from the Vienna Ministry of Education.
  • He also assisted Humann on a reconstruction project involving the Monumentum Ancyranum.
  • With philologist Rudolf Ernst Brünnow (1858-1917), he provided a comprehensive analysis and map of the ancient city of Petra.

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