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Constantin von Tischendorf (1815–1874)

Tischendorf, Lobegott Friedrich Constantin von (tish’en-dorf). A celebrated German Biblical antiquarian; born at Lengenfeld in Voigtland, Jan. 18, 1815; died on Dec. 7, 1874, at Leipsic, where he was professor of theology. In search of ancient MSS. of the Bible, he visited the East repeatedly, and wrote ‘Travels, in the East’ (1845); ‘From the Holy Land’ (1862). He edited and published several ancient texts of the Scripture, as ‘The Codex of Ephrem Syrus’ (1843); ‘The Unpublished Palatine Gospel’ (1847); ‘The Amiatine Codex’ (1850); ‘The Codex of Claremont’ (1852); ‘Sacred Palimpsest Fragments’ (1854); ‘The Sinaitic Codex’ (1862); ‘The Vatican New Testament’ (1867); a critical edition of the ‘Septuagint’ (7th ed. 1887); ‘Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles’ (1851); ‘Apocryphal Gospels’ (1853); ‘When Were our Gospels Compiled?’ (1865); ‘Apocryphal Apocalypses’ (1866).