See also:time, was
See also:born at
See also:Leipzig on the 22nd of
See also:January 1757 . He studied at Leipzig University, where he was appointed (1785)
See also:professor of Greek and Latin literature . This
See also:post he resigned in 1819 in
See also:order to take up the professorship of
See also:history, but resumed it in 1825 . He also had the management of the university library, was director of the institute for the
See also:deaf and dumb, and filled many educational and municipal offices . In 1784 he founded a philological society, which
See also:grew into a philological seminary, superintended by him until his
See also:death . In 1808 he was made a Hofrath by the
See also:king of Saxony, and in 182o a knight of the
See also:civil order of merit . His philological lectures, in which grammar and
See also:criticism were subordinated to history, were largely attended by hearers from all parts of Germany . He died at Leipzig on the 13th of
See also:December 1832 . He edited a number of classical authors: Pedo Albinovanus (1783), Pindar and the Scholia (1792–1795), Aristophanes (with others, 1794, &c.),
See also:ate .
See also:Euripides (1778—1788),
See also:Apollonius Rhodius (1797),
See also:Demosthenes De
See also:pace (1799),
See also:Plato (1813—1819),
See also:Cicero (1795—1807), Titus
See also:Calpurnius Siculus (1803) . He translated
See also:Ferguson's Fall of the
See also:Roman Republic and Goldsmith's History of
See also:Greece, and added two volumes to
See also:Thucydides . He also wrote on theological and
See also:historical subjects, and edited philological and
See also:journals .
He possessed a large and valuable library of 24,000 volumes . See Nobbe, Vita C . D . Beckii (1837); and G .Hermann, Opuscula, V . 312 .
BECK (or BEEK), DAVID (1621—1656)
JAKOB SIGISMUND BECK (1761-1840)
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