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Friedrich Gottlieb Welcker (1784–1868)

Welcker, Friedrich Gottlieb (vel’ker). A German classical scholar and archæologist; born at Grünberg, Hesse, Nov. 4, 1784; died at Bonn, Dec. 17, 1868. He was professor of archæology at Bonn. Besides editing editions of a number of Greek authors he wrote: ‘The Æschylean Trilogy’ (1824); ‘Greek Tragedy Arranged with Regard to the Epical Cyclus’ (3 vols., 1841), an epoch-making work; ‘Ancient Monuments’ (5 vols., 1849–64); ‘Greek Mythology’ (3 vols., 1862); ‘The Epical Cyclus’ (1865–82); etc.