See also:born at
See also:Ansbach, of poor Jewish parents, about 1723 . After taking his degree as
See also:doctor at
See also:Oder he established himself as a physician at Berlin . His first scientific
See also:work of importance was an
See also:essay on intestinal
See also:worms, which gained a prize from the Academy of
See also:Copenhagen, but he is best known by his important work on fishes (see ICHTHYOLOGY) .
See also:Bloch was fifty-six when he began to write on ichthyological subjects . To begin at his
See also:time of
See also:life a work in which he intended not only to give full descriptions of the
See also:species known to him from specimens or drawings, but also to illustrate each species in a
See also:style truly magnificent for his time, was an undertaking the execution of which most men would have despaired of . Yet he accomplished not only this task, but even more than he at first contemplated . He died at
See also:Carlsbad on the 6th of
See also:August 1799 .
BLIZZARD (origin probably onomatopoeic, cf. " blast...
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