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Halm, Karl

A distinguished classical scholar, born at Munich in 1809. He was educated at the University of Munich, and from 1839 to 1849 taught in Speier and Hadamar. In 1849 he was made Rector of the Maximilians Gymnasium at Munich, and in 1856 Professor of Classical Philology in the University of Munich and Director of the Royal Library. He died at Munich, October 10th, 1882. His principal works are critical editions of Cicero (1845-56), Quintilian (1868-69), Cornelius Nepos (1871); Cicero's Orations, with a commentary (1845- 1848), and selected orations (1854-66); the fables of Aesop in the Teubner series (1852); Florus (1854); and Tacitus (4th ed. 1883). Among his shorter treatises are the Lectiones Stobenses (1841-42); a catalogue of the Fathers of the Latin Church (1865); and a most valuable catalogue of the Library at Munich (1876-81).

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