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CARL FRIEDRICH NAGELSBACH (1806-1859)

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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 151 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CARL FRIEDRICH NAGELSBACH (1806-1859), German classical scholar, was born at Wohrd near Nuremburg on the 28th of March 18o6. After studying at Erlangen and Berlin, he accepted in 1827 an appointment at the Nuremberg gymnasium, and was professor of classics at Erlangen from 1842 till his death on the 21st of April 1859. Nagelsbach is chiefly known for his excellent Lateinische Stilistik (1846; 9th ed. by Ivan Muller, 1905). Two other important works by him are Die Homerische Theologie (184o; 3rd ed. by G. Autenrieth, 1886) and Die Nachhomerische Theologie (1857). See J. L. Doederlein, Geddchtnissrede fur Herrn K. F. Nagelsbach (1859) ; article by G. Autenrieth in Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, xxiii. (1886).
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