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Karl Lehrs (January 14, 1802June 9, 1878), was a German classical scholar. January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... --69. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... 1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


Born at Königsberg, he was of Jewish extraction, but in 1822 he converted to Christianity. In 1845 he was appointed professor of ancient Greek philology in Königsberg University, which post he held till his death. Former German name of the city of Kaliningrad. ... This article describes some ethnic, historic, and cultural aspects of the Jewish identity; for a consideration of the Jewish religion, refer to the article Judaism. ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Christianity is a monotheistic[1] religion centered on Jesus of Nazareth, and on his life and teachings as presented in the New Testament. ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Philology is the study of ancient texts and languages. ...


His most important works are:

  • De Aristarchi Studiis Homericis (1833), which laid a new foundation for Homeric exegesis (on the Aristarchean lines of explaining Homer from the text itself) and textual criticism
  • Quaestiones Epicae (1837)
  • De Asclepiade Myrleano (1845)
  • Herodiani Scripta Tria emendatiora (1848)
  • Populare Aufsatze aus dem Altertum (1856, 2nd much enlarged ed., 1875), his best known work
  • Horatius Flaccus (1869), in which, on aesthetic grounds, he rejected many of the odes as spurious
  • Die Pindarscholien (1873).

Lehrs was a man of decided opinions; his enthusiasm for everything Greek caused him to insist on the undivided authorship of the Iliad; comparative mythology and the symbolical interpretation of myths he regarded as a species of sacrilege. This article discusses textual hermeneutics. ... Homer (Greek Hómēros) was a legendary early Greek poet and rhapsode traditionally credited with the composition of the Iliad and the Odyssey, commonly assumed to have lived in the 8th century BC. However, exact placement of these dates is unsure. ... The Iliad (Ancient Greek , Ilias) is, together with the Odyssey, one of two ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer, a supposedly blind Ionian poet. ...


References

  • This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the public domain.

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Karl Lehrs - LoveToKnow 1911 (163 words)
KARL LEHRS (1802-1878), German classical scholar, was born at Konigsberg on the 2nd of June 1802.
He was of Jewish extraction, but in 1822 he embraced Christianity.
Lehrs was a man of very decided opinions, "one of the most masculine of German scholars"; his enthusiasm for everything Greek led him to adhere firmly to the undivided authorship of the Iliad; comparative mythology and the symbolical interpretation of myths he regarded as a species of sacrilege.
karl lehrs - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com (165 words)
Karl Lehrs (June 2, 1802 - June 9, 1878), was a German classical scholar.
Born at Knigsberg, he was of Jewish extraction, but in 1822 he converted to Christianity.
Lehrs was a man of decided opinions; his enthusiasm for everything Greek caused him to insist on the undivided authorship of the Iliad; comparative mythology and the symbolical interpretation of myths he regarded as a species of sacrilege.
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