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Karl Gottlieb, a German classical scholar, born in Berlin March 20th, 1792. He pursued his studies under Kreuzer at Heidelberg, under Wolf and Böckh at Berlin, and on finishing his university course became in succession Professor of Classics at the Joachimsthal Gymnasium, of History at the Military School, Professor Extraordinary of Roman Literature at the University of Berlin, and Professor Ordinarius in the same university in 1838. He died at Karlsbad, June 25th, 1849. He published a very popular Latin Grammar (Berlin, 1818), which has gone through many editions (Eng. trans. by Schmitz, 3d ed. London, 1852), and which has been the basis of several other grammars in English. He also edited Quintilian (Leipzig, 1831); parts of Cicero; and Quintus Curtius (Brunswick, 1849); and was the author of the following treatises: Annales Veterum Regnorum et Populorum imprimis Romanorum (1819, 3d ed. 1862); Ueber die bauliche Einrichtung des römischen Wohnhauses (2d ed. 1851); Die Religion der Römer (1845).


August Wilhelm, nephew of the preceding, was born in Königsberg Dec. 4th, 1815, and was educated at the University of Berlin. He became professor in the FriedrichWilhelm Gymnasium, and died April 22d, 1877. He wrote various works on Roman epigraphy and antiquities, and especially Das Criminalrecht der römischen Republik, 2 vols. (1869). See Padaletti, A. W. Zumpt (Leipzig, 1878).

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