Herbert Hunger

Herbert Hunger (9 December 1914 – 9 July 2000) was an Austrian Byzantinist.

Herbert Hunger

Hunger was born and died in Vienna. From 1973 to 1982 he served two consecutive terms as president of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

Literary worksEdit

  • Lexikon der griechischen und römischen Mythologie (Lexicon of Greek and Roman Mythology), 1953, (8th edition 1988)
  • Reich der Neuen Mitte, 1965
  • Byzantinische Grundlagenforschung, 1973
  • Die hochsprachliche profane Literatur der Byzantiner, 2 Vols., 1978
  • Schreiben und Lesen in Byzanz: Die byzantinische Buchkultur, 1989
  • Das Denken am Leitseil der Sprache, 1999

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