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Mommsen, Theodor

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɒmz(ə)n
 
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Definition of Mommsen, Theodor in English:

( 1817–1903), German historian. He is noted for his three-volume History of Rome (1854-6; 1885) and his treatises on Roman constitutional law (1871–88). Nobel Prize for Literature (1902).

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