JOHANN GOTTLOB SCHNEIDER (1750-1822) ,German classical
See also:scholar and naturalist, was
See also:born at Kollmen in Saxony on the 18th of
See also:January 1750 . In 1774, on the recommendation of
See also:Heyne, he became secretary to the famous Strassburg scholar, R . F . Brunck, and in 1811
See also:professor of
See also:languages and eloquence at .
See also:Breslau (chief librarian, 1816) where he died on the 12th of January 1822 . Of his numerous
See also:works the most important was his Kritisches griechisch-deutsches Handworterbuch (1797-1798), the first
See also:work of the kind since Stephanus's
See also:Thesaurus, and the basis of F . Passow's and all succeeding Greek lexicons . A
See also:special improvement was the introduction of words and expressions connected with natural
See also:history and science . The scientific writings of ancient authors especially attracted him . He published
See also:editions of Aelian, De natura animalium;
See also:Nicander, Alexipharmaca and Theriaca; the Scriptores rei rusticae; Aristotle, Historia animalium and Politica;
See also:Epicurus, Physica and Meteorologica;
See also:Theophrastus, Eclogae physicae;
See also:Oppian, Halieutica and Cynegetica; the
See also:complete works of
See also:Xenophon and
See also:Vitruvius; the Argonautica of the so-called
See also:Orpheus (for which Ruhnken nicknamed him " Orpheomastix "); an
See also:essay on the
See also:life and writings of Pindar and a collection of his fragments . His Eclogae physicae is a selection of extracts of various length from Greek and Latin writers on scientific subjects, containing the
See also:original text and commentary, with essays on natural history and science in ancient times . See F .
Passow, Opuscula academica (1835); C .
See also:Bursian, Geschichte der classischen Philologie in Deutschland (1883) .
SCHNEIDEMUHL (Polish Pila)
LOUIS SCHNEIDER (1805-1878)
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