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Lucian Müller (17 March 1836 - 24 April 1898), was a German classical scholar. March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... 1836 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... April 24 is the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (115th in leap years). ... 1898 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Classics, particularly within the Western University tradition, when used as a singular noun, means the study of the language, literature, history, art, and other aspects of Greek and Roman culture during the time frame known as classical antiquity. ...

He was born at Merseburg in Saxony-Anhalt, then part of Prussia. After graduating from Humboldt University, Berlin and the University of Halle, he lived for five years in the Netherlands, working on his Geschichte der klassischen Philologie in den Niederlanden (1869). Unable to obtain a university appointment in Germany, he accepted (1870) the professorship of Latin at the Imperial Historico-Philological Institute in St Petersburg. Merseburg is a city in the south of the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. ... With an area of 20,447 km² and a population of 2. ... The coat of arms of the Kingdom of Prussia, 1701-1918 The word Prussia (German: Preußen or Preussen, Polish: Prusy, Lithuanian: Prūsai, Latin: Borussia) has had various (often contradictory) meanings: The land of the Baltic Prussians (in what is now parts of southern Lithuania, the Kaliningrad exclave of Russia and... Alternative meaning: Humboldt State University, located in Arcata, California Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin The Humboldt University of Berlin (German Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) is the successor to Berlins oldest university, the Friedrich Wilhelm University (Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität), founded in 1810 by the liberal Prussian educational reformer... Berlin (pronounced: , German ) is the capital of Germany and its largest city, with 3,426,000 inhabitants (as of January 2005); down from 4. ... The Martin-Luther-University of Halle-Wittenberg is located in the German cities of Halle, Saxony-Anhalt and Wittenberg. ... Latin was the language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербу́рг, English transliteration: Sankt-Peterburg), colloquially known as Питер (transliterated Piter), formerly known as Leningrad (Ленингра́д, 1924–1991) and Petrograd (Петрогра́д, 1914–1924), is a city located in Northwestern Russia on the delta of the river Neva at the east end of the Gulf of Finland...

Müller was a disciple of the methods of Richard Bentley and Karl Lachmann. His De re metrica poetarum latinorum (1861) represents a landmark in the investigation of the metrical system of the Roman poets (the dramatists excepted), and his Metrik der Griechen und Romer (2nd ed., 1885) is an excellent treatise on a limited subject (Eng. trans. by SB Platner, Boston, Mass., 1892). Richard Bentley (January 27, 1662 - July 14, 1742) was an English scholar and critic. ... Karl Konrad Friedrich Wilhelm Lachmann (March 4, 1793 - March 13, 1851), was a German philologist and critic. ...

His other chief publications were:

  • C. Lucili saturarum reliquiae (1872), including the fragments of Accius and Suetus
  • Leben und Werke des Galus Lucilius (1876; suppt. Luciliana, 1884)
  • text of Horace (1869; 3rd ed., 1897)
  • Quintus Horatius Flaccus, eine litterarhistorische Biographie (1880)
  • Quintus Ennius (1884), an introduction to the study of Roman poetry
  • Q. Enni carminum religuiae (1884)
  • Livi Andronici et Gn. Naevi fabularum reliquiae (1885)
  • Der saturnische Vers und seine Denkmäler (1885)
  • Noni Marcelli compendiata doctrina (1888)
  • De Pacuvii fabulis (1889)
  • De Aceli fabulis disputatio (1890).

This article incorporates text from the public domain 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica. Quintus Horatius Flaccus, (December 8, 65 BC - November 27, 8 BC), known in the English world as Horace, was the leading lyric poet in Latin. ... The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... The Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica (1911) in many ways represents the sum of knowledge at the beginning of the 20th century. ...



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