Ukert sentence example
- It has been conjectured that the "estuary" here mentioned refers to the Baltic, the existence of which as a separate sea was unknown to all ancient geographers; but the obscure manner in which it is indicated, as well as the inaccuracy of the statements concerning the place from whence the amber was actually derived, both point to the sort of hearsay accounts which Pytheas might readily have picked up on the shores of the German Ocean, without proceeding farther than the mouth of the Ems, Weser or Elbe, which last is supposed by Ukert to have been the limit of his voyage in this direction.
- With Friedrich August Ukert (1780-1851) he founded the famous historical collection, Geschichte der europoischen Staaten (Gotha, 1819 seq.), and contributed many papers to learned periodicals.
- Of the numerous treatises and dissertations on the subject, see Ukert, "Bemerkungen fiber Pytheas," in vol.