Ritschl, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1806-1876

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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

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creatorOf Ritschl, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1806-1876. Des Aeschylus "Sieben gegen Theben" / bei Prof. Dr. Ritschl : manuscript, [ca. 1860] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Ritschl, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1806-1876. Philologische Vorlesungen von Ritschl, Ritter und Welcker : manuscript, 1839. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Ritschl, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1806-1876. Philologische Vorlesungen von Ritschl, Ritter und Welcker : manuscript, 1839. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Friedrich Wilhelm Ritschl: Papers, 19th century Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Jacob Bernays correspondence, 1853-1878 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Bernays, Jacob, 1824-1881. Jacob Bernays correspondence, 1853-1878. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Ritschl, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1806-1876. Autograph letters signed (4) : Leipzig, to a colleague (perhaps G.M. Ebers), 1871 June 25-1873 Aug. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Friedrich Wilhelm Ritschl: Papers, 19th century Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
creatorOf Ritschl, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1806-1876. Griechische und Römische Metric : manuscript, 1849-1851. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Ritschl, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1806-1876. Griechische und Römische Metric : manuscript, 1849-1851. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Lectures. Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
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associatedWith Aeschylus. person
associatedWith Alberti, Gustav. person
associatedWith Bernays, Jacob, 1824-1881. person
associatedWith Ebers, Georg, 1837-1898, person
associatedWith Euler, Carl (Carl Philipp), 1828-1901. person
associatedWith Henn P c 1850 person
associatedWith Literary forgeries and mystifications. person
associatedWith Moore, Edward Caldwell, 1857-1943 person
associatedWith Plautus, Titus Maccius. person
associatedWith Ritschl Friedrich Wilhelm 1806-1876 person
associatedWith Ritter, Franz, 1803-1875. person
associatedWith Schmidt, Leopold Valentin, 1824-1892. person
associatedWith University of Chicago. Library. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Chicago. Library. Special Collections Research Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Welcker, Friedrich Gottlieb, 1784-1868. person
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Manuscripts--German
Catalogues
Pamphlets
Inscriptions
Greek drama (Tragedy)--Study and teaching
Drama--Chorus (Greek drama)
Classical philology
Coins
Versification
Numismatics
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Birth 1806-04-06

Death 1876-11-09

Germans

German,

Greek, Ancient (to 1453)

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