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Marquard Gude (Gumus) (February 1, 1635 - November 26, 1689), was a German archaeologist and classical scholar, most famous for his collection of Greek and Latin inscriptions. February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events February 10 - The Académie française in Paris is expanded to become a national academy for the artistic elite. ... November 26 is the 330th day (331st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events Louis XIV of France passed the Code Noir, allowing the full use of slaves in the French colonies. ... Archaeology or sometimes in American English archeology (from the Greek words αρχαίος = ancient and λόγος = word/speech) is the study of human cultures through the recovery, documentation and analysis of material remains, including architecture, artefacts, biofacts, human remains, and landscapes. ... 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 Rendsburg in Holstein, Germany. He was originally intended for the law, but from an early age showed a decided preference for classical studies. In 1658 he went to the Netherlands in the hope of finding work as a teacher of classics, and in the following year, through the influence of JF Gronovius, he obtained the post of tutor and travelling companion to a wealthy young Dutchman, Samuel Schars. For other uses of the word, see Holstein Holstein (Hol-shtayn) (Low Saxon: Holsteen, Danish: Holsten, Latin and historical English: Holsatia) is the southern part of Schleswig-Holstein in Germany, between the rivers Elbe, Eider, and the Schlei firth. ... Events January 13 - Edward Sexby, who has plotted against Oliver Cromwell, dies in Tower of London February 6 - Swedish troops of Charles X Gustav of Sweden cross from Sweden to Denmark over frozen sea May 1 - Publication of Hydriotaphia, Urn Burial and The Garden of Cyrus by Thomas Browne September... Johann Friedrich Gronovius (the latinized form of Gronov) (September 8, 1611 - December 28, 1671), born in Hamburg, was a German classical scholar and critic. ...


During his travels Gude seized the opportunity of copying inscriptions and manuscripts. At the earnest request of his pupil, who had become greatly attached to him, Gude refused more than one professional appointment, and it was not until 1671 that he accepted the post of librarian to Duke Christian Albert of Holstein-Gottorp.


Schars, who had accompanied Gude, died in 1675, and left him the greater part of his property. In 1678 Gude, having quarrelled with the duke, retired into private life; but in 1682 he entered the service of Christian V of Denmark as counsellor of the Schleswig-Holstein chancellery, and remained in it almost to the time of his death. Christian V (April 15, 1646 - August 25, 1699), was king of Denmark and Norway from 1670-1699. ... Schleswig-Holstein is the northernmost of the 16 Bundesländer in Germany. ...


Gude's great life-work, the collection of Greek and Latin inscriptions, was not published till 1731. Mention may also be made of his editio princeps (1661) of the treatise of Hippolytus the Martyr on Antichrist, and of his notes on Phaedrus (with four new fables discovered by him) published in Pieter Burmann's edition (1698). His correspondence (ed. P Burmann, 1697) is the most important authority for the events of Gude's life, besides containing valuable information on the learning of the times. See also J M√∂ller, Cimbria literates, iii., and Conrad Bursian in Allgemeine deutsche Biographie, x. Latin is the language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... Hippolytus, was a writer of the early Church. ... In Christian eschatology, the Antichrist is a person or other entity that is the embodiment of evil and utterly opposed to truth. ... Phaedrus, ¹ (15 B.C. – AD 50), Roman fabulist, was by birth a Macedonian and lived in the reigns of Augustus, Tiberius, Gaius and Claudius. ... Conrad Bursian (November 14, 1830 - September 21, 1883), was a German philologist and archaeologist. ...


This article incorporates text from the public domain 1911 Encyclop√¶dia Britannica. 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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Marquard Gude (Gumus) (February 1, 1635 - November 26, 1689), was a German archaeologist and classical scholar, most famous for his collection of Greek and Latin inscriptions.
In 1678 Gude, having quarrelled with the duke, retired into private life; but in 1682 he entered the service of Christian V of Denmark as counsellor of the Schleswig-Holstein chancellery, and remained in it almost to the time of his death.
Gude's great life-work, the collection of Greek and Latin inscriptions, was not published till 1731.
Marquard Gude - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (350 words)
Marquard Gude (Gumus) (February 1, 1635 - November 26, 1689), was a German archaeologist and classical scholar, most famous for his collection of Greek and Latin inscriptions.
In 1678 Gude, having quarrelled with the duke, retired into private life; but in 1682 he entered the service of Christian V of Denmark as counsellor of the Schleswig-Holstein chancellery, and remained in it almost to the time of his death.
Gude's great life-work, the collection of Greek and Latin inscriptions, was not published till 1731.
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