Christian Herbert Habicht | Profile


1926                 Born February 23 at Dortmund, Germany

1946-52            Academic training at Hamburg, Heidelberg, Göttingen (Ancient History, Greek, Latin, Classical Archaeology)

1952                  Dr. phil. (summa cum laude), University of Hamburg

1952-57             Assistant Professor, University of Hamburg

1954-55             On leave with stipend from the German Archaeological Institute: travel in Italy, Greece, the Near East

1957-61             Privatdozent, University of Hamburg

1960-61             On research leave at the German Archaeological Institute, Athens

1961-65             Professor of Ancient History, University of Marburg

1961                  Corresponding Member, German Archaeological Institute

1962-96             Co-Editor, Hypomnemata. Untersuchungen zur Antike und zu ihrem Nachleben, Göttingen

1965-73             Professor of Ancient History, University of Heidelberg

1966-67             Dean, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Heidelberg

1970                  Member, Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften

1972                  Corresponding Member, Austrian Archaeological Institute

1972-73             Visiting Member, School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study. Princeton

1973-                 Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton (1998 Emeritus)

1973-83             Visiting Professor with rank of Professor, Princeton University

1973-98             Co-Editor, Jüdische Schriften aus hellenistisch-römischer Zeit, Gütersloh

1973-                 Honorary professor, University of Heidelberg

1976-2000         Co-Editor, American Journal of Ancient History, Cambridge. MA

1977                  Member, German Archaeological Institute

1982                  Sather Professor in Classics, University of California, Berkeley (Fall Term)

1983                  Member, American Philosophical Society

1987                  Louise Taft Semple Lecturer, University of Cincinnati (Spring Term)

1991                  Reuchlin Prize in the Humanities

1994                  Nellie Wallace Lecturer, University of Oxford (April-June)

1995                  Visiting Professor, University of Hamburg (April-July)

1996                  Henry Allen Moe Prize of the American Philosophical Society

                          Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy

1998                  Honorary Counsellor, Archaeological Society of Athens

                          Criticos Prize of the London Hellenic Society

1999                  Member, Academy of Athens