[mom-suh n; German mawm-zuh n]


The·o·dor [tey-aw-dohr] /ˈteɪ ɔˌdoʊr/, 1817–1903, German classical historian: Nobel Prize in literature 1902. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of mommsen

  • Gibbon and Mommsen are the great examples to which he points.

    Personality in Literature

    Rolfe Arnold Scott-James

  • Mommsen's account of the Pontifex Maximus should be consulted, Hist.

  • Mommsen deals very hardly with Cicero as to this period of his life.

    The Life of Cicero

    Anthony Trollope

  • She put Aristotle away and opened Mommsen, but even to that she could not give her attention.

    The Invader

    Margaret L. Woods

  • Mommsen, prevented by age and work from being present, sent his tribute.

    Historical Essays

    James Ford Rhodes

British Dictionary definitions for mommsen



Theodor (ˈteːodoːr). 1817–1903, German historian, noted esp for The History of Rome (1854–56): Nobel prize for literature 1902
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