Alexander Riese

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Alexander Riese (2 June 1840, Frankfurt – 8 October 1924, Frankfurt) was a German classical scholar.


He was born and educated in Frankfurt am Main. Besides his editions of Varro's Satiræ Menippeae (1865), of the Anthologia Latina (1869; second edition, 1894), of Ovid (3 parts, 1871–74), of the Historia Apollonii Regis Tyri (1871, second edition, 1893),[1] of Catullus (1884, "Die Gedichte des Catullus"),[2] and of Phaedrus (1885),[3] he published a suggestive essay, Idealisierung der Naturvölker des Nordens in den griechischen und römischen Litteraturen (1875), and two monographs on early German history, Das Rheinische Germanien in der antiken Litteratur (1892) and Das Rheinische Germanien in den antiken Inschriften (1914).[2]


  1. ^ HathiTrust Digital Library published works
  2. ^ a b de.Wikisource bibliography of Riese
  3. ^ OCLC WorldCat Phaedri Avgvsti liberti Fabvlae Aesopiae


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