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Salis, Arnold von, 1881-1958

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Personal name headingSalis, Arnold von, 1881-1958
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Variant(s)Von Salis, Arnold, 1881-1958
Birth date18810719
Death date19580402
Place of birthLiestal, Switzerland
Place of deathZurich, Switzerland
AffiliationPergamonmuseum (Berlin, Germany)
Universität Rostock
Universität Münster
Universität Heidelberg
Universität Zürich
Universität Basel
Profession or occupationart historian
Found inDie Kunst der Griechen, 1923: title page (Arnold von Salis)
Dictionary of Art Historians, via WWW, September 28, 2011 (Salis, Arnold von; born 1881 in Liestal (near Basel), Switzerland; died 1958 in Zurich, Switzerland; specialist in ancient Greek and hellenic art; graduated from a Gymnasium in Basel and attended courses in classics, philology and art history at prominent German-speaking universities; his Ph. D. was granted in 1905 with a dissertation, written in Latin, on the vestiages of Doric plays in Attic comedy; in 1906 he began publishing on archaeology and traveling to Greece and Asia Minor; worked as an assistant at the Pergamon Museum in Berlin; was appointed extraordinarius professor at the University of Rostock, Germany, 1910-1916; named full professor at the University of Münster in 1916; became professor at Heidelberg University in 1929; accepted a position at the University of Zurich in 1940, where he reorganized the archaeological museum and advised many students on their dissertations; accepted a lectureship at the University of Basel,1941-1948; retired in 1951 as emeritus at the University of Zurich)
Historical Dictionary of Switzerland, via WWW, September 28, 2011 (Salis, Arnold von; born July 19, 1881 in Liestal; died April 2, 1958 in Zurich; student of classical philology, archeology and art history in Basel, Berlin and Bonn; Doctorate in classical philology, 1905, University of Basel; employed at excavations in Miletus (now Turkey), 1906; assistant at the Historical Museum of Basel and at the Pergamon Museum, Berlin, 1908; assistant at the Academic Kunstmuseum, Bonn,1909; professor in Rostock until 1916; full professor in Münster, 1916, in Heidelberg, 1929, and in Zurich, 1940-1951; lecturer in Basel, 1941-1948; visting professor in Freiburg, 1950-1951)