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Christian Wilhelm Ahlwardt

Christian Wilhelm Ahlwardt

German classical philologist
Christian Wilhelm Ahlwardt
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Intro German classical philologist
Was Philologist Professor Educator Critic Literary critic Scholar Classical scholar
From Germany
Type Academia Literature Social science
Gender male
Birth 23 December 1760, Greifswald, Germany
Death 12 April 1830, Greifswald, Germany (aged 69 years)
Star sign CapricornCapricorn
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Biography

Christian Wilhelm Ahlwardt (23 November 1760 in Greifswald – 12 April 1830 in Greifswald) was a German classical philologist. He was the father of orientalist Wilhelm Ahlwardt (1828–1909).

After obtaining his habilitation from the University of Rostock, he worked as a schoolteacher in the town of Demmin (from 1792). In 1795 he was named academic rector in Anklam, followed by a rectorship at the Oldenburg gymnasium (from 1797). In 1811 he was named rector of the gymnasium in Greifswald, and in 1817 he became a professor of ancient literature at the University of Greifswald, where he remained until his death.

Principal works

  • Zur Erklärung der Idyllen Theokrits, 1792 – Explanation of the Idylls of Theocritus.
  • Kallimachos Hymnen und Epigrammen, 1794 – Callimachus' hymns and epistles.
  • Lodovico Ariosto's Satyren, 1794 – Lodovico Ariosto's "Satyren".
  • Der Attis des Catullus, 1808 – The Attis by Catullus.
  • Die Gedichte Ossians, 1811 – The poetry of Ossian.
  • Pindari Carmina, cvm fragmentis, 1820 – an edition of Pindar.
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