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Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben
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Institute of Veterinary Medicine of Georg-August-University Goettingen from 1771-1775, first and oldest academic Veterinary School in Germany

Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben (June 22, 1744 - August 19, 1777) was a German naturalist. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1198x1632, 1255 KB) Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1198x1632, 1255 KB) Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (3308x1923, 3013 KB) Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (3308x1923, 3013 KB) Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 192 days remaining. ... // Events The third French and Indian War, known as King Georges War, breaks out at Port Royal, Nova Scotia The First Saudi State founded by Mohammed Ibn Saud Prague occupied by Prussian armies Ongoing events War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748) Births January 10 - Thomas Mifflin, fifth President... August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1777 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Natural history is an umbrella term for what are now usually viewed as a number of distinct scientific disciplines. ...


Erxleben was Professor of physics and veterinary medicine at the Georg-August-University in Göttingen. He wrote Anfangsgründe der Naturlehre and Systema regni animalis (1777). He was founder of the first academic Veterinary School in Germany (Institute of Veterinary Medicine) in 1771. Landmark Gänseliesel fountain at the main market Göttingen ( â–¶ (help· info)) is a city in Lower Saxony, Germany. ...


He was Dorothea Christiane Erxleben's son, who was the first woman in Germany to be promoted to a medical doctor.1 The word physician should not be confused with physicist, which means a scientist in the area of physics. ...


References

  • Gerta Beaucamp: Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben. Versuch einer Biographie und Bibliographie. (= Lichtenberg-Studien, hg. von Stefan Brüdermann und Ulrich Joost, Bd. 9). Wallstein Verlag Göttingen 1994
  • Georg Christoph Lichtenberg: Vorlesungen zur Naturlehre. Ediert nach G. Chr. Lichtenbergs annotierten Handexemplar der 4. Auflage von Johann Christian Polykarp Erxlebens "Anfangsgründe der Naturlehre", hrsg. v. d. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen. Wallstein Verlag Göttingen 2005
  • Bertram Brenig: "Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben (1744-1777) - Universalgelehrter, Naturforscher und Tierarzt". Georgia-Augusta 72, 35-44 (2000)

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Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben at AllExperts (197 words)
Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben (June 22, 1744 - August 19, 1777) was a German naturalist.
Erxleben was Professor of physics and veterinary medicine at the Georg-August-University in Göttingen.
He was Dorothea Christiane Erxleben's son, who was the first woman in Germany to be promoted to a medical doctor.
Polycarp: Definition and Much More from Answers.com (1366 words)
Polycarp is recognized as a saint in both the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches.
Polycarp doesn't quote from the Gospel of John in his surviving letter, which may be an indication that whichever John he knew was not the author of that gospel, or that the gospel was not finished during Polycarp's discipleship with John.
Polycarp was a companion of Papias (Irenaeus V.xxxii) another "hearer of John" as Irenaeus interprets Papias' testimony, and a correspondent of Ignatius of Antioch.
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