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date: 29 March 2020

Walzer, Richard Rudolflocked

(1900–1975)
  • Luc Deitz

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Walzer, Richard Rudolf (1900–1975), classical scholar and orientalist, was born on 14 July 1900 in Berlin, son of Max Walzer, a Jewish businessman of modest means, and his wife, Elfriede, née Mannheim. On leaving the Werner Siemens Realgymnasium in 1918, he began to study medicine and Hebrew, but very soon upon attending a series of lectures by ...

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Proceedings of the British Academy