Thomas Christian Tychsen
He studied theology and philology in Kiel and Göttingen, followed by an educational tour through Europe; France, Spain and Lombardy, completed with a lengthy stay in Vienna. In 1788, he became a full professor of theology at the University of Göttingen. He was a full member of the Göttingen Academy of Sciences and was associated with several foreign scientific societies.
He was the author of a book on Arabic grammar, Grammatik der arabischen Schriftsprache (1823), and edited works of the Greek poet Quintus Smyrnaeus. Among his better known students were Orientalists Wilhelm Gesenius (1786-1842) and Heinrich Ewald (1803-1875).
- WorldCat Identities (publications)
- Klaus-Gunther Wesseling (1997). "Tychsen, Ritter D. Thomas Christian". In Bautz, Traugott. Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon (BBKL) (in German). 12. Herzberg: Bautz. cols. 766–768. ISBN 3-88309-068-9.
- ADB: Tychsen, Thomas Christian @ Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie