Ritschl, Friedrich Wilhelm
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German classical philologist. Born Gross-vargula (Erfurt) 6. 4. 1806, died Leipzig 9. 11. 1876. Son of a pastor. School in Erfurt and Wittenberg; 1825–1829 studied classical philology, initially for one year at Leipzig, primarily with Gottfried Hermann, then at Halle with Christian Karl Reisig; 1829 doctorate and habil. there. 1832 prof. ext. in Halle (unpaid); 1833 prof. ext. at Breslau, from 1834 prof. ord. there. 1836/37 tour of Italy to collate manuscripts. 1839 pr…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Ritschl, Friedrich Wilhelm”, 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 21 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00607>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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