Ritschl, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1806-1876Alternative names
Friedrich Wilhelm Ritschl (1806-1876), classical scholar, was born on 6 April 1806. He entered Leipzig University in 1825, before transferring to Halle the following year. He began his professional career at Halle, removing thereafter to Breslau, then Bonn, where he founded the school of classical scholarship. He became a professor at Leipzig in 1865, where he died on 9 November 1876. Ritschl was a specialist on Plautus, and produced works on Greek and Roman writers.
From the guide to the Friedrich Wilhelm Ritschl: Papers, 19th century, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)
German classical philologist.
From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : Leipzig, to a colleague (perhaps G.M. Ebers), 1871 June 25-1873 Aug. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655231
- Greek drama (Tragedy)--Study and teaching
- Drama--Chorus (Greek drama)
- Classical philology