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archaeologist , historian , university professor

Werner Eck is Professor of Ancient History at Cologne University and a noted expert on the history of imperial Rome.

Background

Eck, Werner was born on December 17, 1939 in Nürnberg, Germany. Son of Josef and Therese (Herteis) Eck.

Education

Dr.phil., University Erlangen, Germany, 1968. DHC (honorary), University Cluj, 2003.

Career

Professor, U. Saarbrücken, Germany, 1975-1979; professor, U. Cologne, Germany, since 1979; dean, U. Cologne, Germany, 1985-1989. Author: Senatoren von Vespasian bis Hadrian, 1970, Die staatlliche Organisation Italiens, 1979, Agrippina, 1993 (Köln prize 1994, Historisches Kolleg Munich prize 1995). Editor Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik, 1979-1996.

Works

Membership

German Archaeological Institute. Academia Europaea; Finnish Academy of Science and Letters. Austrian Archaeological Institute.

Mommsen Society.

Connections

Married Christa Kleiner, 1964. 1 child, Wolfgang.

father:
Josef Eck

mother:
Therese (Herteis) Eck

spouse:
Christa Kleiner

child:
Wolfgang Eck