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Jakob Mähly (1828–1902)

Mähly, Jakob (mā’lē). A Swiss poet, miscellaneous writer, and classical scholar; born at Basle, Dec. 24, 1828; died on June 18, 1902. He was professor of philology at Basle in 1863. Besides learned works, including ‘Richard Bentley’ (1868), ‘History of Ancient Literature’ (2 vols., 1880), etc., he wrote: ‘Rhigmurmel’ (1856), a volume of poems in the Basle dialect; the epic poems ‘Matilda’ (2d ed. 1862) and ‘The Earthquake at Basle’ (1856); the idyl ‘Peace’ (1862); stories, comedies, juveniles, etc.