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The New International Encyclopædia
Göttling, Karl Wilhelm
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GÖTTLING, gẽt'lĭng, Karl Wilhelm (1793-1869). A German philologist, born at Jena. He studied under Wolf, Bückh, and Buttmann at Berlin, and after holding various minor professorships was appointed professor extraordinary of philology at Jena in 1822, and full professor in 1832. In 1826 he was made director of the Philological Seminary and university librarian. His chief works are: Ueber das Geschichtliche im Nibelungenliede (1814); Nibelungen und Ghibellinen (1817); Allgemeine Lehre vom Accent in der griechischen Sprache (5th ed. 1835, translated as Elements of Greek Accentuation, London, 1831); Geschichte der römischen Staatsverfassung bis auf Cäsars Tod (1840); and Gesammelte Abhandlungen aus dem klassischen Altertum (vol. i. 1851, vol. ii. 1864); and editions of Aristotle's Politica (1824) and Œconomica (1830), and of Hesiod's Carmina (3d ed. 1878). His Opuscula Academica (1869) were published and edited after Göttling's death by Fischer. Consult: Der Briefwechsel zwischen Goethe und Göttling (Munich, 1880); Nipperdey, Memoria C. Goettlingii (Jena, 1869); and Lothholz, Karl Wilhelm Göttling (Stargard, 1876).