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Funeral for Past ISHR President Professor Carl Joachim Classen


Dear ISHR Members,

It iCarl Joachim Classens my sad duty to inform our membership that, only a few weeks after his 85th birthday, Professor Carl Joachim Classen, D. Litt. (Oxon.), Dr. h.c. University of Tartu, retired professor of Greek at the University of Göttingen and past president of ISHR from 1987 to 1989, died on Sunday, September 29.

The funeral will be held at the main cemetery of Oberursel (Taunus) on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 01:00 pm.


In deep respect and gratitude we bow to our long-standing member and past president. We will always hold his memory in high esteem.

Manfred Kraus
President ISHR

(photo: Christoph Alexander Martsch, 2009)

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