Karl Otfried Müller

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Karl Otfried Müller (Carolus Mullerus; 28 August 1797 – 1 August 1840) was a German scholar and Philodorian, or admirer of ancient Sparta, who introduced the modern study of Greek mythology.wikipedia
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Laconophilia

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Karl Otfried Müller (Carolus Mullerus; 28 August 1797 – 1 August 1840) was a German scholar and Philodorian, or admirer of ancient Sparta, who introduced the modern study of Greek mythology.
A new element was introduced into Laconophilia by Karl Otfried Müller, who linked Spartan ideals to the supposed racial superiority of the Dorians, the ethnic sub-group of the Greeks to which the Spartans belonged.

Sparta

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Karl Otfried Müller (Carolus Mullerus; 28 August 1797 – 1 August 1840) was a German scholar and Philodorian, or admirer of ancient Sparta, who introduced the modern study of Greek mythology.
A German racist strain of Laconophilia was initiated by Karl Otfried Müller, who linked Spartan ideals to the supposed racial superiority of the Dorians, the ethnic sub-group of the Greeks to which the Spartans belonged.

August Böckh

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In Berlin, he was spurred towards the study of Greek literature, art and history by the influence of Philipp August Böckh.
His correspondence with Karl Otfried Müller appeared at Leipzig in 1883.

Carl Oesterley

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by J. Leitch, London, 1847) and Denkmäler der alten Kunst (1832), which he wrote in association with Carl Oesterley.
In 1831 he became a professor of art history at Göttingen, where he collaborated with Karl Otfried Müller (1797-1840) on the treatise Denkmäler der alten Kunst (Monuments of Ancient Art).

Friedrich Wieseler

The latter work was continued and completed by Friedrich Wieseler (1846–56).
He studied classical philology at the University of Göttingen, where he was a disciple of Karl Otfried Müller (1797-1840).

George Cornewall Lewis

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were translated by Sir George Cornewall Lewis; chapters xxiii.-xxxvi.
Moreover, he translated Philipp August Böckh's Public Economy of Athens and Muller's History of Greek Literature, and he assisted Henry Tufnell in the translation of Müller's Dorians.

Georg Friedrich Creuzer

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His Prolegomena zu einer wissenschaftlichen Mythologie (1825), in which he avoided the views of G. F. Creuzer and Christian August Lobeck, prepared the way for the scientific investigation of myths.
This work ran counter to the ideology of romantic nationalism, which held literature and culture to be intimately connected with a Volk, epitomized by Karl Otfried Müller's concept of a Greek Stammeskultur, a Greek "tribal culture".

Charles Lenormant

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His grave is on the Colonus hilltop in Athens next to that of Charles Lenormant.
His grave is on the Colonus hilltop in Athens next to that of Karl Otfried Müller.

Johann Gottfried Jakob Hermann

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This was the object of a profound controversy in which Gottfried Hermann and his followers attacked him with great bitterness.
As the leader of this grammatico-critical school, he came into collision with Philipp August Böckh and Karl Otfried Müller, the representatives of the historico-antiquarian school, which regarded Hermann's view of philology as inadequate and one-sided.

Ernst Curtius

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Curtius then became Otfried Müller's companion in his exploration of the Peloponnese, and on Müller's death in 1840 he returned to Germany.

John William Donaldson

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by J. W. Donaldson, who carried the work down to the taking of Constantinople by the Turks.

Julius Müller (theologian)

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His brothers were Julius Müller (1801–1878), a theologian, and Eduard Müller (1804–1875), a philologist.
His brothers were Karl Otfried Müller (1797–1840), an archeologist and philologist, and Eduard Müller (1804–1875), a philologist.

Eduard Müller (philologist)

Eduard Müller
His brothers were Julius Müller (1801–1878), a theologian, and Eduard Müller (1804–1875), a philologist.
* His brother Karl Otfried Müller was a noted archaeologist, and another brother, Julius Müller, was a Protestant theologian.

Karl Ferdinand Ranke

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In the field of classical philology, he was the author of significant works on Hesiod, Aristophanes, Xenophon, et al. He also published biographies on classical scholars Karl Otfried Müller (1870) and August Meineke (1871).

Germany

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Karl Otfried Müller (Carolus Mullerus; 28 August 1797 – 1 August 1840) was a German scholar and Philodorian, or admirer of ancient Sparta, who introduced the modern study of Greek mythology.

Greek mythology

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Karl Otfried Müller (Carolus Mullerus; 28 August 1797 – 1 August 1840) was a German scholar and Philodorian, or admirer of ancient Sparta, who introduced the modern study of Greek mythology.

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He was born at Brieg (modern Brzeg) in Silesia, then in the Kingdom of Prussia.

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He was born at Brieg (modern Brzeg) in Silesia, then in the Kingdom of Prussia.

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He was born at Brieg (modern Brzeg) in Silesia, then in the Kingdom of Prussia.

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His father was a chaplain in the Prussian army, and he was raised in the atmosphere of Protestant Pietism.

Pietism

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His father was a chaplain in the Prussian army, and he was raised in the atmosphere of Protestant Pietism.

Gymnasium (school)

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He attended the gymnasium of his town.

Wrocław

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His university education was partly in Breslau (now Wrocław) and partly in Berlin.

Berlin

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His university education was partly in Breslau (now Wrocław) and partly in Berlin.