Wolf, Friedrich August
|Birthname||Christian Wilhelm Friedrich August Wolf|
|born on||15 February 1759 at 22:00 (= 10:00 PM )|
|Place||Nordhausen, Germany, 51n30, 10e47|
|Timezone||LMT m10e47 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||26°59' 08°52 Asc. 17°59'|
German critic who founded the science of philology. Wolf defined philology broadly as "knowledge of human nature as exhibited in antiquity." He died in Marseille, France on 8 August 1824.
Sy Scholfield quotes "Leben und Studien Friedrich August Wolf's, des Philologen, Volume 1" by Wilhelm Koerte (G.D. Bädeker, 1833), p. 1: "FRIEDRICH AUGUST WOLF ward geboren am 15. Februar 1759, Abends nach 10 Uhr, zu Hainrode, einem Dörfchen am Abhange eines Berges, von welchem man der Aussicht in die Ebene geniesst bis zum benachbarten Nord hausen. ... Sein Taufname war Christian Wilhelm Friedrich August..."
Translation: Friedrich August Wolf was born on February 15, 1759, in the evening after 10 o'clock at Hainrode, a small village on the slope of a mountain, from which one can enjoy the view to the North. His baptismal name was Christian Wilhelm Friedrich August...
- Vocation : Education : Teacher
- Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian (Philologist)
- Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Linguist (Philologist)
- Vocation : Writers : Critic