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Wyttenbach, Daniel
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Swiss-Dutch classical philologist and philosopher. Born Daniel Albert W., Bern, 7. 8. 1746, died blinded at Oegstgeest (Netherlands) 17. 1. 1820, funerary inscription calling him civis Bernas. Son of a theology prof.; 1760–1768 studied theology at Marburg; 1768–1770 studied classical philology at Göttingen with Christian Gottlob Heyne and 1770/71 at Leiden with David Ruhnken and Lodewijk Caspar Valckenaer. 1771 teacher at the Remonstrant Gymnasium in Amsterdam; 1779 prof. of philosophy and classical philology at the Ath…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Wyttenbach, Daniel”, 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 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00764>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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