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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. During this time he was the roommate of Theodor Storm , who was later to become a renowned poet. Together with Mommsen's brother Tycho, the three friends even published a collection of poems Liederbuch dreier Freunde.
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Thanks to a royal Danish grant, Mommsen was able to visit France and Italy to study preserved classical Roman inscriptions. During the revolution of he worked as a war correspondent in then-Danish Rendsburg , supporting the German annexation of Schleswig-Holstein and a constitutional reform. Having been forced to leave the country by the Danes, he became a professor of law in the same year at the University of Leipzig. When Mommsen protested against the new constitution of Saxony in , he had to resign. However, the next year he obtained a professorship in Roman law at the University of Zurich and then spent a couple of years in exile.
In he became a professor of law at the University of Breslau where he met Jakob Bernays. Mommsen became a research professor at the Berlin Academy of Sciences in He later helped to create and manage the German Archaeological Institute in Rome.
In Mommsen was appointed a member of the Academy of Sciences in Berlin, and he also became professor of Roman History at the University of Berlin in , where he held lectures up to Mommsen received high recognition for his academic achievements: He is one of the very few non-fiction writers to receive the Nobel prize in literature. Several old manuscripts were burnt to ashes, including Manuscript 0. Mommsen was an indefatigable worker who rose at five to do research in his library.
People often saw him reading whilst walking in the streets. Mommsen had sixteen children with his wife Marie daughter of the publisher and editor Karl Reimer of Leipzig. Their grandson Theodor Ernst Mommsen became a professor of medieval history in the United States. Mommsen published over 1, works, and effectively established a new framework for the systematic study of Roman history. He pioneered epigraphy , the study of inscriptions in material artifacts.
Although the unfinished History of Rome , written early in his career, has long been widely considered as his main work, the work most relevant today is perhaps the Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum , a collection of Roman inscriptions he contributed to the Berlin Academy.
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A bibliography of over 1, of his works is given by Zangemeister in Mommsen als Schriftsteller ; continued by Jacobs, While he was secretary of the Historical-Philological Class at the Berlin Academy — , Mommsen organised countless scientific projects, mostly editions of original sources. At the beginning of his career, when he published the inscriptions of the Neapolitan Kingdom , Mommsen already had in mind a collection of all known ancient Latin inscriptions.
He received additional impetus and training from Bartolomeo Borghesi of San Marino. The complete Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum would consist of sixteen volumes. Fifteen of them appeared in Mommsen's lifetime and he wrote five of them himself. The basic principle of the edition contrary to previous collections was the method of autopsy, according to which all copies i. Mommsen published the fundamental collections in Roman law: Furthermore, he played an important role in the publication of the Monumenta Germaniae Historica , the edition of the texts of the Church Fathers , the Limes Romanus Roman frontiers research and countless other projects.
Mommsen was a delegate to the Prussian House of Representatives from —66 and again from —79, and delegate to the Reichstag from —, at first for the liberal German Progress Party Deutsche Fortschrittspartei , later for the National Liberal Party , and finally for the Secessionists. He was very concerned with questions about academic and educational policies and held national positions. Although he had supported German Unification , he was disappointed with the politics of the German Empire and he was quite pessimistic about its future.
Mommsen strongly disagreed with Otto von Bismarck about social policies in , advising collaboration between Liberals and Social Democrats and using such strong language that he narrowly avoided prosecution. As a Liberal nationalist, Mommsen favored assimilation of ethnic minorities into German society, not exclusion. Mommsen strongly opposed antisemitism and wrote a harsh pamphlet in which he denounced von Treitschke's views. In an letter to the Neue Freie Presse of Vienna , Mommsen called Czechs "apostles of barbarism" and wrote that "the Czech skull is impervious to reason, but it is susceptible to blows".
Mark Twain was an honored guest, seated at the head table with some twenty 'particularly eminent professors'; and it was from this vantage point that he witnessed the following incident When apparently the last eminent guest had long ago taken his place, again those three bugle-blasts rang out, and once more the swords leaped from their scabbards.
Who might this late comer be? Nobody was interested to inquire. Still, indolent eyes were turned toward the distant entrance, and we saw the silken gleam and the lifted sword of a guard of honor plowing through the remote crowds.
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Then we saw that end of the house rising to its feet; saw it rise abreast the advancing guard all along like a wave. This supreme honor had been offered to no one before. Rose and shouted and stamped and clapped and banged the beer mugs. Just simply a storm! Then the little man with his long hair and Emersonian face edged his way past us and took his seat.