The New International Encyclopædia/Lange, Ludwig

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LANGE, Ludwig (1825-85). A German philologist and archæologist, born in Hanover. He studied at Göttingen under Hermann, in 1853 was made professor at Prague, in 1859 went to Giessen, and in 1871 to Leipzig. His principal work was Handbuch der römischen Altertümer (3d ed. 1876-79); and he also wrote Der homerische Gebrauch der Partikel εἰ (1872-73) and Die Epheten und der Areopag vor Solon (1874). His lesser writings were posthumously collected and edited, with a biographical sketch by K. Lange, under the title Kleine Schriften aus dem Gebiet der klassischen Altertumswissenschaft (1887). Consult Neumann, Ludwig Lange (Berlin, 1886).