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classical studies educator

Ludwig Koenen, German, American Classical studies educator. Recipient fellowship National Endowment for the Humanities, 1981-1982.

Background

Koenen, Ludwig was born on April 5, 1931 in Cologne, Germany. Came to the United States, 1975. Son of Klaus Eugen and Elisabeth (Piel) Koenen.

Education

Doctor Phil., University Cologne, 1957. Postgraduate, University London and Oxford, 1960. Doctor habilitatus, University Cologne, 1968.

Career

From assistant professor, curator to head curator, associate professor University Cologne, Germany, 1956-1975. Professor University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1975-1989, chair department classical studies, 1985-1994, hockey club Youtie professor papyrology, 1989-1995, hockey club Youtie Distinguished University professor papyrology, 1995-2000. Director project Publication of the Petrapapyri American Center Oriental Research National Endowment of the Humanities, since 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Didymos der Blinde, Kommentar zu Hiob III, 1968, IV, 1985, Der Kölner Mani Codex, 1988. Author: (monograph) Eine Agonistische Inschrift aus Ägypten, 1976. Co-editor: Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik, since 1967, Papyrologische Texte und Abhandlungen, since 1968, Beiträge zur Klassischen Philologie 1987-1990, Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, since 1990, American Studies in Papyrology, 1977-1987, Archiv für Religiosngeschichte, since 1999.

      Chairman editorial board: Monograph Series of America Philological Association, 1986-1987. Contributor articles journals.

Membership

Fellow British Academy (correspondent). Member American Philosophical Society, American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Philological Association (vice president 1989-1992, 94, president 1993), American Society Papyrologists (vice president 1978-1980, president 1981-1985), International Association Papyrologists (international committee), Center for Hellenic Studies (senior fellow 1985-1990), German Archeological Institute (correspondent member, president since 1995), Beirat, Institut für Neutestamentliche Textforschung (Münster), Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenstr (correspondent).

Connections

Married Margarete Ursula Christine Bolder, August 8, 1955. Children: Klaus, Margarete, Heinrich, Marcus.

father:
Klaus Eugen Koenen

mother:
Elisabeth (Piel) Koenen

spouse:
Margarete Ursula Christine Bolder

children:
Klaus Koenen

Margarete Koenen

Heinrich Koenen

Marcus Koenen