[ mom-suhn; German mawm-zuhn ]
/ ˈmɒm sən; German ˈmɔm zən /
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The·o·dor [tey-aw-dohr], /ˈteɪ ɔˌdoʊr/, 1817–1903, German classical historian: Nobel Prize in literature 1902.
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How to use Mommsen in a sentence
Mommsen regards Naevius as the first of the Romans who deserves to be ranked among the poets.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
Mommsen's "History of Rome" is so fine that I count all minds graceless who read it without the deepest stirrings.George Eliot's Life, Vol. II (of 3)|George Eliot
Mommsen, the historian, was famous for his fits of mental abstraction.Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh
But does it follow that Mommsen denies there ever were kings at Rome?
I am not sure that Mommsen names most of them more than once in any passing mention.
British Dictionary definitions for Mommsen
/ (German ˈmɔmzən) /
Theodor (ˈteːodoːr). 1817–1903, German historian, noted esp for The History of Rome (1854–56): Nobel prize for literature 1902
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