Hans Lietzmann
b. March 2, 1875 – d. June 25, 1942 • Historian • Theologian
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Lietzmann, Hans
Lietzmann, Hans (1875–1942), Church historian. He studied philosophy and theology at Jena and Bonn from 1893 to 1898. After being lecturer at Bonn from 1900 he was appointed professor at Jena in 1905. In 1924 he succeeded A. *Harnack at Berlin. His early studies were largely in the little-worked Greek
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Lietzmann, Hans
LIETZMANN, HANS (1875–1942)Church historianBorn in Berlin, educated in classical philology and theology, Lietzmann taught at several universities before 1924. In that year he was appointed as successor to Adolf Harnack at the University of Berlin. In time he became a scholar in church history, archaeology,