The famous library now in Wolfenbuttel was originally founded here by Augustus, duke of Brunswick (d.
At the close of his academical career in 1823 he was appointed to a mastership in the gymnasium at Wolfenbuttel, and made a study of the Oriental manuscripts in the Wolfenbuttel library.
Wolfenbuttel, a town of Germany, in the duchy of Brunswick, situated on both banks of the Oker, 7 m.
A castle is said to have been founded on the site of Wolfenbuttel by a margrave of Meissen about 1046.
When this began in 1267 to be the residence of the early Brunswick or Wolfenbuttel line of counts, a town gradually grew up around it.
The town passed wholly into the possession of the Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel family in 1671, and for nearly one hundred years enjoyed the distinction of being the ducal capital.
See Voges,"Erzdhlungen aus der Geschichte der Stadt Wolfenbuttel (Wolfenbuttel, 1882); von Heinemann, Die herzogliche Bibliothek zu Wolfenbuttel (2nd ed., Wolfenbuttel, 1894).
For the " Wolfenbuttel fragments " see Lessing and REIMAxus.
The collection of fables in the Weissenburg (now Wolfenbuttel) MS. is based on the same version as Romulus.
There are also famous libraries at Gotha, Wolfenbuttel and Celle.
Was again involved in war with France and Turkey, who were helped by Sweden, Denmark and Scotland, the league of Schmalkalden took advantage Successes of his occupations to drive its stubborn foe, Henry, of the duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, from his duchy and Protest..