Karl Müllenhoff

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Karl Müllenhoff.

Karl Viktor Müllenhoff (born September 8, 1818, in Marne, Duchy of Holstein; died February 19, 1884, in Berlin) was a German philologist and a student of Teutonic antiquities.

Biography[edit]

He was born at Marne, Holstein, and after studying at Kiel, Leipzig, and Berlin, was professor at Kiel (1846–58) and at Berlin (1858-84).

Works[edit]

  • Altdeutsche Sprachproben
  • De Antiquissima Germanorum Poesi Chorica, a treatise; cited as one of his greatest works (1847)
  • Denkmäler deutscher Poesie und Prosa aus dem 8. bis 12. Jahrhundert, with Wilhelm Scherer (Berlin, 1864)
  • Deutsche Alterthumskunde, left unfinished; cited as one of his greatest works (1870–99)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Scherer and Schröder, Karl Müllenhoff (Berlin, 1896) (German)