He was educated at Gottingen and Leipzig.
The want of books and scientific apparatus at Cassel induced him to resort frequently to Gottingen, where he became betrothed to Therese Heyne, the daughter of the illustrious philologist, a clever and cultivated woman, but illsuited to be Forster's wife.
Matriculating at the university of Gottingen in 1811, he began by devoting himself to astronomy under Carl Friedrich Gauss; but he enlisted in the Hanseatic Legion for the campaign of 1813 - 14, and became lieutenant of artillery in the Prussian service in 1815.
Having returned to Gottingen in 1816, he was at once appointed by Benhardt von Lindenau his assistant in the observatory of Seeberg near Gotha.
(Gottingen, 1905); Zeit.
He studied law at Gottingen and Leipzig, but ultimately devoted himself entirely to literary studies.
Gilbert, Studien zur altspartanischen Geschichte, Gottingen, 1872, p. 34 foll.).
Bennigsen, having studied at the university of Gottingen, entered the Hanoverian civil service.
Wellhausen, De gentibus et familiis Judaeis (Gottingen, 1870); Prolegomena (Eng.
After studying medicine at Jena, he graduated doctor at Gottingen in 1775, and was appointed extraordinary professor of medicine in 1776 and ordinary professor in 1778.
He died at Gottingen on the 22nd of January 1840.
His most important anthropological work was his description of sixty human crania published originally in fasciculi under the title Collectionis suae craniorum diversarum gentium illustratae decades (Gottingen, 1790-1828).
He died at Gottingen on the 22nd of December 1891.
Brandt's Mandaische Schriften, with notes (Gottingen, 1893).
He studied at Breslau, Gottingen and Berlin, first law, then theology; and in 1839 became professor ordinarius of theology at Halle (1839).
This was Berthold, who devoted a long chapter of his Beitrdge zur Anatomie, published at Gottingen in 1831, to a consideration of the subject.
JOHANN AUGUST WILHELM NEANDER (1789-1850), German theologian and church historian, was born at Gottingen on the 17th of January 1789.
He was educated at the Carolinum, an endowed school at Osnabruck, and studied at the universities of Gottingen and Heidelberg.
Langenberg, Uber die Verheiltnisse Meister Eckharts zur niederdeutschen Mystik (Gottingen, 1896); W.
At Halle Michaelis felt himself out of place, and in 1745 he gladly accepted an invitation to Gottingen as privatdozent.
And in Gottingen he remained till his death in 1791.
The personal character of Michaelis can be read between the lines 1 By a strange fortune of war it was the occupation of Gottingen by the French in the Seven Years' War, and the friendly relations he formed with the officers, that procured him the Paris MS. from which he edited Abulfeda's description of Egypt.
2 (Gottingen, 1898), Nos.
In 1759, after completing with his pupils a tour of two years' duration through Gottingen, Utrecht, Paris, Marseilles and Turin, he resigned his tutorship and settled at Augsburg.
Having studied theology at the university of Gottingen under Heinrich Ewald, he established himself there in 1870 as privat-docent for Old Testament history.
Resigning in 1882 owing to conscientious scruples, he became professor extraordinarius of oriental languages in the faculty of philology at Halle, was elected professor ordinarius at Marburg in 1885, and was transferred to Gottingen in 1892.
The best known of his works are De gentibus et familiis Judaeis (Gottingen, 1870); Der Text der Bucher Samuelis untersucht (Gottingen, 1871); Die Phariseier and Sadducder (Greifswald, 1874); Prolegomena zur Geschichte Israels (Berlin, 1882; Eng.
Haller occupied in the new university of Gottingen (founded 1737) a position corresponding to that of Boerhaave at Leiden, and in like manner influenced a very large circle of pupils, The appreciation of his work in physiology belongs to the history of that science; we are only concerned here with its influence on medicine.
(Gottingen, 1862-1886); E.
He was intended for the medical profession, and studied at the universities of Berlin, Halle, Gottingen and Leiden.
Shortly after the foundation of the university of Gottingen appeared Zeitungen von gelehrten Sachsen (1739), still famous as the Gottingische gelehrte Anzeigen, which during its long and influential career has been conducted by professors of that university, and among others by Haller, Heyne and Eichhorn.
Gersdorf's Repertorium, the Gelehrte Anzeigen of Gottingen and of Munich, Sand the Heidelbergische Jahrbucher were the sole survivors.
JULIUS AUGUST LUDWIG WEGSCHEIDER (1771-1849), German theologian, was born at ktibelingen, Brunswick, on the 17th of September 1771, studied theology at Helmstedt, was tutor in a Hamburg family 1795-1805, Repetent at Gottingen, professor of theology at Rinteln in Hesse (1806-1815), and at Halle from 1815.
His ardour for historical studies was further stimulated by Schlozer, when Muller went (1769) to the university of Gottingen, nominally to study theology.
Passing to the university of Gottingen he took his degree in classical philology and ancient history, but the bent of his mind was definitely towards the philosophical side of theology.
Alphonsi de Ligorio (6 vols., Paris, 1899); Gustav Anrich, Das antike Mysterienwesen (Gottingen, 1894); L.
Mosheim was much consulted by the authorities when the new university of Gottingen was being formed; especially in the framing of the statutes of the theological faculty, and the provisions for making the theologians independent of the ecclesiastical courts.
He died at Gottingen on the 9th of September.
(Gottingen, 1885), which contains an analysis of the dialectic peculiarities of Mannyng's work; O.
Of Gottingen and at the junction of railways to Cassel and Nordhausen.
See Grysar, Die Akademiker Philo and Antiochus (1849);; Hermann, De Philone Larissaeo (Gottingen, 1851' and 1855).
His mathematical capacity was early noticed; he pursued his studies at Gottingen under Abraham Gotthelf Kastner (1719-1800), and in 1787 he went to Berlin and studied practical astronomy under E.
He became professor of philosophy at Gottingen, Moscow (1840) and Brunswick.
The Scholia (from the Gottingen MS.) have been edited by G.
Brandt, Schriften aus der Genza oder Sidva Rabba (Gottingen, 1893).
After studying at Giessen, Heidelberg and Gottingen, he entered on the practice of the law.
C. Lichtenberg and published in one volume (Opera inedita, Gottingen, 1775).
It contains an easy and accurate method for calculating eclipses; an essay on colour, in which three primary colours are recognized; a catalogue of 998 zodiacal stars; and a memoir, the earliest of any real value, on the proper motion of eighty stars, originally communicated to the Gottingen Royal Society in 1760.
Kastner, Elogium Tobiae Mayeri (Gottingen, 1762); Connaissance des temps, 1767, p. 187 (J.
Putter, Geschichte von der Universiteit zu Gottingen, i.
P. Woodward, a model of clear systematic exposition, and the exhaustive treatise on the Malacozoa or Weichthiere by Professor Keferstein of Gottingen, published as part of Bronn's Klassen and Ordnungen des Thier-Reichs.
(Gottingen, 1878); and A.
In 1829 he went to Germany, and after studying at Gottingen and Berlin (where he came under the influence of Heeren, Ottfried Muller, Schleiermacher, Neander and Bdckh) he accompanied Bunsen to Italy and Rome.