|Birthname||Paul Lazarus Maas|
|born on||18 November 1880 at 19:00 (= 7:00 PM )|
|Place||Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 50n07, 8e40|
|Timezone||LMT m8e40 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||26°51' 17°54 Asc. 12°25'|
German scholar who, along with Karl Lachmann, founded the field of textual criticism.
He studied classical philology at the universities of Berlin and Munich, receiving his doctorate in 1903. In 1910 he obtained his habilitation and in 1920 became a full professor at Berlin. In 1930 he was appointed chair of classical philology at the University of Königsberg. In 1934 he was forced into retirement by the Nazi government, and in 1939 emigrated to Great Britain, where he taught classes at Oxford University.
He died on 15 July 1964, aged 83, in Oxford.
Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Hesse Archives.
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 83)
- Vocation : Education : Teacher
- Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Linguist (Textual criticism)