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. Events 1327 - Teenaged Edward III is crowned King of England, but the country is ruled by his mother Queen Events 43 BC - The Second Triumvirate alliance of Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus ("Octavian" later "Caesar Augustus" Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. Archaeology, archeology, or archæology (from Greek grc ἀρχαιολογία archaiologia – grc ἀρχαῖος archaīos "Classical literature" redirects here For literature in Classical languages outside the Graeco-Roman sphere see Ancient literature.
He was born at Rendsburg in Holstein, Germany. Holstein (ˈhɔlʃtain ( Low German: Holsteen, Danish: Holsten, Latin and historical English: Holsatia) 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. The Netherlands ( Dutch:, ˈnedərlɑnt is the European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which consists of the Netherlands the Netherlands Johann Friedrich Gronovius (the Latinized form of Gronov; September 8 1611 - December 28 1671) was a German Classical
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 ( 15 April 1646 in Flensburg &ndash 25 August 1699 in Copenhagen) was king of Denmark and is the northernmost of the 16 ''Bundesländer'' in Germany. The former English name was Sleswick-Holsatia the Danish name is
Gude's great life-work, the collection of Greek and Latin inscriptions, was not published till 1731. Greek (el ελληνική γλώσσα or simply el ελληνικά — "Hellenic" is an Indo-European language, spoken today by 15-22 million people mainly Latin ( lingua Latīna, laˈtiːna is an Italic language, historically spoken in Latium and Ancient Rome. 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). For places named after the saint see Saint-Hippolyte Saint Hippolytus of Rome (c For other uses see Antichrist (disambiguation In Christian eschatology, the Antichrist or anti-Christ means a person office Phaedrus (c 15 BC – c AD 50) Roman Fabulist, was probably a Thracian slave born in Pydna of Macedonia (Roman province Pieter Burmann may refer to Pieter Burman (or Burmann the Elder (1668-1741 Dutch classical scholar Pieter Burman (or Burmann the Younger 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 Möller, Cimbria literates, iii. , and Conrad Bursian in Allgemeine deutsche Biographie, x. Conrad Bursian ( November 14, 1830 &ndash September 21, 1883) was a German philologist and Archaeologist.
The manuscripts of Gude's library are today in the Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel.
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