Henri Jordan  

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Henri Jordan (30 September 1833 - 10 November 1886) was a German scholar of Roman topography in the 19th century.

He worked together with Christian Huelsen and Rodolfo Lanciani and is most famous for his 2 volume study of Roman topography, Topographie der Stadt Rom im Alterthum.

Jordan was born in Berlin and died in Königsberg, where he had been a professor since 1867.

Works

  • Kritische Beiträge zur Geschichte der lateinischen Sprache ( Berlin 1879)
  • M. Catonis praeter librum de re rustica quae extant (Leipzig 1860)
  • Topographie der Stadt Rom im Altertum ( Berlin 1870-85, 2 vol.)

He edited Ludwig Prellers Römische Mythologie (Berlin 1881).





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