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Gustav Friedrich Haenel, jurist

He was born at Leipzig in 1792 and was for long time a professor at the university of that city, where he devoted himself to the research and study of juridical manuscripts of the main European libraries, giving therefore his...

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Paul the Deacon

Well aware of the cultural, political and military superiority of the Franks, Paul the Deacon wanted to narrate the history of the Lombards and their passage from barbarity into civilisation so that the conquerors could know and...

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Gian Domenico Guerra, historian

As his monumental work was being drawn out, its writer was rewarded a reputation of an authoritative scholar. The Otium Foroiuliense has been consulted by the major experts of Friulian history and is still nowadays a precious...

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Bernhard Bischoff, philologist

He was born at Altendorf in 1906, and since 1953 he had the chair of Medieval Latin Philology at the University of Munich. The highest representative of Ludwig Traube’s and Paul Lehmann’s philological-palaeographical school...

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Justinian I, East Roman Emperor

Nephew to the emperor Justine I, from a Romanised Illyrian family, on 1st April 527 he was adopted and made associate emperor by his uncle and on that same day he married Theodora, a woman of low social condition, but of rare...

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Peter H. Brieger, medieval art historian

He was born at Breslau, Germany, from a remarkable family: his father Oscar was an otolaryngologist and his mother, Hedwig Lion, a woman of great culture. Therefore he grew up in an intellectual milieu, surrounded by books. After...

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Thomas Rehdiger, humanist

He was born in Breslau (Wroclaw) on 19 December 1540 from a rich and noble family. He studied law, theology and philosophy at Wittenberg, where he was also Philip Melanchthon’s disciple. He mastered classical languages. In May...

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Ludovico di Strassoldo, Minor friar

He was probably born in the last years of the fourteenth century and died just before 1451. Next to his studies, his activity was for the order he had entered (preaching, vicariates, inquisition), mostly in the territories of...