Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary

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Wieland, Christoph Martin
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German poet and translator. Born Oberholzheim (Biberach) 5. 9. 1733, died Weimar 20. 1. 1813. 1750 studied law in Tübingen (abandoned); 1752–1760 guest in the home of Johann Jakob Bodmer, tutor in Zürich and Bern; 1760–1769 chancery director at Biberach; 1769–1772 prof. ext. in philosophy at Erfurt. From 1772, tutor to the future Duke Carl August at the court of Anna Amalia in Weimar (lifelong court pension from 1775); editor of the Teutscher Merkur (1773–1810, from 1790 Neuer Teutscher Merkur) and freelance writer.

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Cölln, Jan, “Wieland, Christoph Martin”, 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 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00751>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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