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Starck, Johann August
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(von; Oct 28, 1741, Schwerin – Mar 3, 1816, Darmstadt). After studying theology and Near Eastern languages at Göttingen, Starck began teaching in St. Petersburg in 1763. In 1766 he was given a research position at the library of St. Germain in Paris; in 1767 he was appointed deputy rector of the Gymnasium in Wismar. After another stay in St. Petersburg, in 1770 he was appointed professor of Near Eastern languages and second court chaplain at Königsberg (Kaliningrad). In 1772 he wa…

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Spehr, Christopher, “Starck, Johann August”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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