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Lobeck, Christian August
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German classical philologist and linguist. Born Naumburg 5. 6. 1781, died Königsberg 25. 8. 1860. 1797 studied law at Jena, then theology until 1799 and classical studies at Leipzig; 1802 philology habil. at Wittenberg. Adjunct of the faculty of philology and curator of the Univ. Library until 1807, then deputy rector and rector of the Lyzeum at Wittenberg. From 1814, prof. of classical philology, archaeology and ancient history at Königsberg [6. 167–181].

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At the Univ. of Leipzig, L. studied with Gottfried Her…

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Fornaro, Sotera, “Lobeck, Christian August”, 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 20 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00434>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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