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Friedrich von Uechtritz (1800–1875)

Uechtritz, Friedrich von (üċh’trēts). A German dramatist and novelist; born at Görlitz, Sept. 12, 1800; died there, Feb. 15, 1875. Among his tragedies are: ‘Rome and Spartacus,’ and ‘Rome and Otto III.’ (1823); ‘Alexander and Darius’ (1827); ‘The Sword of Honor’; ‘Rosamund’ (1833). His dramatic poem ‘The Babylonians in Jerusalem’ (1836) is notable for elevation of thought and lyric grandeur. Among his novels are: ‘Albrecht Holm’ (5 vols., 1851–53); ‘The Bride’s Brothers’ (3 vols., 1860); and ‘Eleazar’ (3 vols., 1867), a story of the great Jewish war.