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Conrad Bursian (14 November 1830 – 21 September 1883) was a German philologist and archaeologist. [1]

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Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie

Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB) is one of the most important and most comprehensive biographical reference works in the German language.

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Allgemeine Encyclopädie der Wissenschaften und Künste

The Allgemeine Encyclopädie der Wissenschaften und Künste ("Universal Encyclopaedia of Sciences and Arts") was a 19th-century German encyclopaedia published by Johann Samuel Ersch and Johann Gottfried Gruber, therefore also known as the "Ersch-Gruber." One of the most ambitious encyclopaedia projects ever, it remained uncompleted.

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Archaeology or archeology, is the study of human activity in the past, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material culture and environmental data that has been left behind by past human populations, which includes artifacts, architecture, biofacts (also known as eco-facts) and cultural landscapes (the archaeological record).

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Aristophanes (or; Ἀριστοφάνης,; c. 446 – c. 386 BC), son of Philippus, of the deme Cydathenaeum, was a comic playwright of ancient Athens.

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August Böckh

August Böckh or August Boeckh (November 24, 1785 – August 3, 1867) was a German classical scholar and antiquarian.

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Belgium (België; Belgique; Belgien), officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a sovereign state in Western Europe.

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Berlin is the capital of Germany and one of the 16 states of Germany.

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Classical antiquity

Classical antiquity (also the classical era, classical period or classical age) is a broad term for a long period of cultural history centered on the Mediterranean Sea, comprising the interlocking civilizations of ancient Greece and ancient Rome, collectively known as the Greco-Roman world.

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Demosthenes (Δημοσθένης Dēmosthénēs; 384–322 BC) was a prominent Greek statesman and orator of ancient Athens.

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Elegiac refers either generally to compositions that are like elegies or specifically to Greek and Latin poetry composed in elegiac couplets, in which a line of dactylic hexameter is followed by a line of dactylic pentameter.

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.

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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe.

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Greece (Ελλάδα), officially the Hellenic Republic (Greek: Ελληνική Δημοκρατία) and known since ancient times as Hellas (Greek: Ελλάς), is a country located in southeastern Europe.

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Greek art

Greek art (or, more accurately, art in Greece) began in the Cycladic and Minoan civilization, and gave birth to Western classical art in the subsequent Geometric, Archaic and Classical periods (with further developments during the Hellenistic Period).

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Greek tragedy

Greek tragedy is a form of theatre from Ancient Greece and Asia Minor.

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Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe.

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Jena is a German university town and the second largest city in Thuringia.

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Julius Firmicus Maternus

Julius Firmicus Maternus was a Latin writer and notable astrologer, who received a pagan classical education that made him conversant with Greek; he lived in the reign of Constantine I and his successors.

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Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis, known in English as Juvenal, was a Roman poet active in the late 1st and early 2nd century CE, author of the Satires.

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Kingdom of Saxony

The Kingdom of Saxony (Königreich Sachsen, Königriek Sassen), lasting between 1806 and 1918, was an independent member of a number of historical confederacies in Napoleonic through post-Napoleonic Germany.

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Leipzig is the largest city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany.

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Leipzig University

Leipzig University (Universität Leipzig), located in Leipzig in the Free State of Saxony, Germany, is one of the oldest universities in the world and the second-oldest university (by consecutive years of existence) in Germany.

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Titus Lucretius Carus (99 BC – c. 55 BC) was a Roman poet and philosopher.

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Middle Ages

In European history, the Middle Ages or Medieval period lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Moritz Haupt

Moritz Haupt (July 27, 1808 – February 5, 1874), was a German philologist.

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Munich (also in UK English; München,, Minga) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.

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Mutzschen is a former town in the Leipzig district, in the Free State of Saxony, Germany.

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Otto Jahn

Otto Jahn (June 16, 1813 in Kiel – September 9, 1869 in Göttingen), was a German archaeologist, philologist, and writer on art and music.

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Philology is the study of language in written historical sources; it is a combination of literary criticism, history, and linguistics.

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Seneca the Elder

Marcus Annaeus Seneca, known as Seneca the Elder and Seneca the Rhetorician (54 BC – c. 39 AD), was a Roman rhetorician and writer, born of a wealthy equestrian family of Cordoba, Hispania.

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Theocritus (Θεόκριτος, Theokritos; fl. c. 270 BC), the creator of ancient Greek bucolic poetry, flourished in the 3rd century BC.

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Thomasschule zu Leipzig


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University of Tübingen

Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, sometimes called the "Eberhardina Carolina") is a public research university located in the city of Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg.

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Wikipedia is a free-access, free-content Internet encyclopedia, supported and hosted by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation.

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Zürich or Zurich (Zürich, Swiss German: Züri, Zurich, Zurigo, Turitg) is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich.

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