Ernst Kitzinger

Ernst Kitzinger

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ernst Kitzinger (December 12, 1912 - January 22, 2003) was a German-American historian of late antique, early medieval, and Byzantine art.Kitzinger was born into a highly educated Jewish family in Munich; his father, Wilhelm Nathan Kitzinger, was a prominent lawyer, and his cousin, Richard Krautheimer, would likewise become a major historian of late antique and Byzantine architecture. He entered the University of Munich in 1931, where he studied the history of art under Wilhelm Pinder. The beginning of the Nazi regime in 1933 raised the immediate possibility that Jewish students might be banned from receiving degrees. Kitzinger accordingly completed his dissertation, a brief but influential study of Roman painting in the 7th and 8th centuries, with exceptional speed, and defended it in the fall of 1934. Later that same year he left Germany.show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613570432X
  • 9786135704327