See also:scholar, was
See also:born at
See also:Plauen in Saxony on the 15th of
See also:February 1786 . He studied at
See also:Leipzig. in 18ro became
See also:professor at the
See also:Weimar gymnasium, and in 1817 professor of philosophy and Greek literature in the university of
See also:Jena, where he remained till his
See also:death on the 14th of
See also:March 1851 . The
See also:work by which
See also:Hand is chiefly known is his (unfinished) edition of the
See also:treatise of Horatius Tursellinus (
See also:Orazio Torsellino, 1545–1599) on the Latin particles (Tursellinus, seu de particulis Latinis
See also:commentarii, 1829–1845) . Like his treatise on Latin
See also:style (Lehrbuch
See also:des lateinischen Stils, 3rd ed. by H . L . Schmitt, 1880), it is too abstruse and philosophical for the use of the ordinary student . Hand was also an enthusiastic musician, and in his Asthetik der Tonkunst (1837–1841) he was the first to introduce the subject of musical
See also:aesthetics . The first
See also:part of the last-named work has been translated into
See also:English by W . E . Lawson (Aesthetics of Musical
See also:Art, or The Beautiful in
See also:Music, 1880), and B . Sears's Classical Studies (1849) contains a "
See also:History of the Origin and Progress of the Latin Language," abridged from Hand's work on the subject . There is a memoir of his
See also:life and work by G .
Queck (Jena, 1852) .
HAND (a word common to Teutonic languages; cf. Ger....
GEORGE FREDERICK HANDEL (1685–1759)
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