Friedrich August Ukert

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Friedrich August Ukert (28 October 1780 – 18 May 1851) was a German history scholar, teacher and humanitarian. He was born in Eutin, Bishopric of Lübeck.

He helped Arnold Heeren to found the historical collection, Geschichte der Europäischen Staaten (History of the States of Europe).

He died in Gotha.

The crater Ukert on the Moon is named after him.

Bibliography[edit]

  • F. A. Ukert, How the Ancients Determined Distances, 1813.
  • F. A. Ukert, Homer's Geography, 1815.
  • F. Beaufort and F. A. Ukert, Reise durch Klein-Asien, Armenien und Kurdistan, Weimar, 1821.
  • F. A. Ukert, Geographie der Griechen und Römer von den frühesten Zeiten bis auf Ptolemäus, (Geography of the Greeks and Romans), Weimar, 1816–1846, 3 volumes).
  • F. A. Ukert and Friedrich Jacobs, Beiträge zur ältern Literatur oder Merkwürdigkeiten der herzöglichen Bibliothek zu Gotha, Leipzig, 1835-38.
  • F. A. Ukert, Über Dämonen, Heroen und Genien (Demons, Heroes, and Genii), Leipzig, 1850.

References[edit]

  • Warner, Charles Dudley (1898). Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern. XLIII. New York: The International Society. 

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