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Nagelsbach, Carl Friedrich

NAGELSBACH, CARL FRIEDRICH (1806-1859), German classical scholar, was born at Wohrd near Nuremburg on the 28th of March 1806. After studying at Erlangen and Berlin, he accepted in 1827 an appointment at the Nuremberg gymnasium, and was professor of classics at Erlangen from 1842 till his death on the 21st of April 1859. Nagelsbach is chiefly known for his excellent Lateinische Stilistik (1846; gth ed. by Ivan Miiller, 1905). Two other important works by him are Die Homerische Theologie (1840; 3rd ed. by G. Autenrieth, 1886) and Die Nachhonterische Theologie (1857).

See J. L. Doederlein, Gedachtnissrede fur Herrn K. F. Nagelsbach (1859); article by G. Autenrieth in Allgemeine Deutsche Biographic, xxiii. (1886).

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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