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Originally appearing in Volume V09, Page 753 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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JOHANN CHRISTIAN GOTTLIEB ERNESTI (1756–1802), German classical scholar, was born at Arnstadt, Thuringia, and studied under his uncle, J. A. Ernesti, at the university of Leipzig. On the 5th of June, 1782, he was made supplementary professor of philosophy at his own university; and on the death of his cousin August Wilhelm in 18oi he was for five months professor of rhetoric. He died on the 5th of June of the following year. His principal works are:—Editions of Aesop's Fabulae (1781); of the Glossae sacrae of Hesychius (1785) and Suidas and Phavorinus (1786); and of Silicas Italicus Punica (1791–1792); Lexicon Technologiae Graecorum rhetoricae (1795) ; Lexicon technologiae Latinorum rhetoricae (1797), and Cicero's Geist and Kunsi (1799–1802).
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