Cellarius, Christophorus
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Christoph Martin Keller; German historian and philologist. Born Schmalkalden 22. 11. 1638, died Halle an der Saale 4. 6. 1707. Studied Classical and Oriental languages, philosophy, theology, law and mathematics from 1656 at Jena and from 1659 at Giessen; 1666 master of philosophy there. Teacher from 1667, then Rector from 1673 of the Gymnasien at Weissenfels, Weimar and Zeitz, from 1688 at Merseburg. From 1693, prof. of eloquence and history at the newly-founded Friedrichs-Univ. at Halle. 1697 director of the Collegium elega…

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Beck, Marcus, “Cellarius, Christophorus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 22 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00119>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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