Ernst Friedrich Wüstemann

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Ernst Friedrich Wüstemann (born March 31, 1799 in Gotha ; † June 1, 1856 there ) was a German classical philologist and high school professor in Gotha.


Ernst Friedrich Wüstemann was born as the son of the Gotha court attorney Johann Christoph Wüstemann ; his older brother Karl Christian (1795–1863) became a lawyer and later Minister of Altenburg. He attended the Illustre high school in his hometown from 1808 and then studied in Göttingen from 1816 .

Wüstemann took part in the first Wartburg Festival in 1817 .

In 1819 he returned to Gotha, where he became a teacher at the Illustre grammar school, which he took over from 1833. In 1842 he was appointed professor and in 1853 councilor . Raphael Kühner and Karl Ernst Georges were among his students .

His estate is in the Gotha Research Library .

Works (selection)

As an author:

  • with Valentin Christian Friedrich Rost : Instructions for translating from German into Greek . Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, Göttingen 1820.
  • Concise German-Latin dictionary . 2 volumes. Gotha 1826-27.
  • Oratio in Doeringi memoriam habita . 1839.
  • Instructions for translating from German to Latin . Hahn, Leipzig 1844.
  • About art gardening among the ancient Romans. Lecture given at two meetings of the Thuringian Horticultural Association in Gotha in October and November 1845 . OO 1846.
  • Friderici Jacobsii laudation . Gotha 1848.
  • Old world entertainments for gardening and flower lovers. Three lectures . Cläser, Gotha 1854.

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