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Badian, Ernst (1925–2011), historian of ancient Greece and Rome  

T. Corey Brennan

Badian, Ernst (1925–2011), historian of ancient Greece and Rome, was born on 8 August 1925 in Vienna, the only child of Josef (Joseph) Badian (1893–1965), bank clerk, and his wife, Salka (Sally), née Horinger (1894–1965). Jewish by descent, he experienced the organized anti-Jewish mob violence of ...


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Momigliano, Arnaldo Dante (1908–1987)  

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Arnaldo Dante Momigliano (1908–1987) by unknown photographer photograph reproduced by courtesy of The British Academy


Momigliano, Arnaldo Dante (1908–1987), ancient historian  

Oswyn Murray


Momigliano, Arnaldo Dante (1908–1987), ancient historian, was born on 5 September 1908 in Caraglio, near Cuneo, Italy, the only son and eldest of three children of Riccardo Salomone Momigliano, grain merchant, and his wife, Ilda Levi. His was a prominent Jewish intellectual family; his father and mother died in a concentration camp in the Second World War. He was educated at home, and from 1925 at ...


Vermes, Geza (1924–2013), historian of ancient Judaism  

Nicholas de Lange

Vermes, Geza (1924–2013), historian of ancient Judaism, was born on 22 June 1924 in Makó, in south-eastern Hungary, the only child of Ernõ Vermes (1877–1944), journalist, editor, and poet, and his second wife, Terézia, née Riesz (1895–1944), schoolteacher. Both his parents died in ...