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Franz Skutsch

Franz Skutsch

German classical philologist
Franz Skutsch
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Intro German classical philologist
A.K.A. Skutsch
Was Philologist Professor Educator Scholar Classical scholar
From Germany
Type Academia Literature Social science
Gender male
Birth 6 January 1865, Nysa, Poland
Death 29 September 1912, Wrocław, People's Republic of Poland (aged 47 years)
Star sign CapricornCapricorn
Family
Spouse: Selma Skutsch-Dorff
Children: Otto Skutsch
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Franz Skutsch (1865-1912)

Franz Skutsch (6 January 1865 – 29 September 1912) was a German classical philologist and linguist born in Neisse. He was the father of classical philologist Otto Skutsch (1906-1990).

He studied classical philology and Indo-European studies at the Universities of Heidelberg and Breslau, where he was a student of Georg Wissowa (1859-1931). In 1888 he earned his doctorate at the University of Bonn, later obtaining his habilitation at Breslau in 1890. In 1896 he became a full professor at the University of Breslau and the successor to Friedrich Marx (1859-1941).

Skutsch is remembered for his expert linguistic/philological treatment of the Roman playwright Plautus, being the author of the acclaimed "Plautinisches und Romanisches" (1892). With linguist Paul Kretschmer (1866-1956) he was co-founder of the journal Glotta.

He was an honorary member of the Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften in Athen (Society of Sciences in Athens), and a corresponding member of the Bavarian Academy.

Selected written works

  • Plautinisches und Romanisches. Forschungen zur lateinischen Grammatik und Metrik (Plautine and Romanesque; Research on Latin grammar and metrics), volume 1, 1892.
  • Aus Vergils Frühzeit (From the early days of Virgil), 1901.
  • Gallus und Vergil (Cornelius Gallus and Virgil), 1906.
  • Kleine Schriften (Smaller works; edited by Wilhelm Kroll), 1914.
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