Definition of Mommsen

1. Noun. German historian noted for his history of Rome (1817-1903).

Exact synonyms: Theodor Mommsen
Generic synonyms: Historian, Historiographer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mommsen

Molossian
Molossians
Molossidae
Molothrus
Molotov
Molotov cocktail
Molotov cocktails
Moluccas
Molucella
Molucella laevis
Molva
Molva molva
Mom
Mom and apple pie
Mombasa
Mommsen (current term)
Mommy
Momordica
Momordica balsamina
Momordica charantia
Momos
Momotidae
Momotus
Mon
Mon-Khmer
Mona
Mona Lisa
Monacan
Monaco
Monaco-Ville

Literary usage of Mommsen

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1. Teuffels̓ History of Roman Literature by Wilhelm Sigismund Teuffel (1891)
"Mommsen, Lpz. Ber. 1853, 133. 89. When the sources of the law had thus all become accessible, legal knowledge ceased to belong exclusively to the ..."

2. The Bookman (1903)
"He opposed the tyranny of Von THE LATE THEODOR Mommsen. almost Cyclopean labours? Shall we recapitulate his thirty-five published works, comprising more ..."

3. Problems in Greek History by John Pentland Mahaffy (1892)
"The diffi- Mommsen. culties in accepting this legend were first shown by . ... Mommsen, in his very brilliant work, goes further, and omits the whole story ..."

4. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, Sir W Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1885)
"PROFESSOR Mommsen, in the fifth volume lately issued of his History of Home, ... In support of the view thus expressed, Dr. Mommsen subjoins a pretty long ..."

5. Historical Essays by Edward Augustus Freeman (1873)
"So we suspect that there is a class of readers who never think of appealing from Mommsen, while they would at once appeal from Niebuhr. ..."

6. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"The Grave and Severe Character of the Life of the Earlier Roman (Mommsen, ... 4, 8) The following passage from the German historian Mommsen gives a good ..."

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