Herwig Maehler#


Herwig Maehler
Email:hgt.maehler 'at' virgin.net
Membership Number:743
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:AUSTRIA
Section:CLASSICS & ORIENTAL STUDIES
Username:hmaehler
Elected:1990
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Present and Previous Positions
  • 2002-3 Acting (deputy) Professor of Greek, University College London
  • 2000- Emeritus Professor of Papyrology, University College London
  • 1981-2000 Professor of Papyrology, University College London
  • 1979-81 Reader in Papyrology, University College London
  • 1964-79 Curator of Greek Papyri, Egyptian Museum, West Berlin
  • 1963-64 Research Assistant, Department of Manuscripts, State and University Library, Hamburg
  • 1962-63 Research Assistant, Lexikon des frühgriechischen Epos, University of Hamburg


Fields of Scholarship +Literary and documentary papyri
  • Ptolemaic Egypt
  • Homer
  • Greek lyric


Honours and Awards
  • 1979 Corresponding Member, German Archaeological Institute
  • 1986 Fellow of the British Academy
  • 2000 Member of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rome
  • 2001 Honorary Fellow, University College London
  • 2007 Honorary Fellow, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest
  • Honorary PhDs from the Universities of Helsinki (2000), ELTE Budapest (2001), Roma II ‘Tor Vergata’ (2003)


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