The New International Encyclopædia/Riese, Alexander

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The New International Encyclopædia
Riese, Alexander
Edition of 1905. See also Alexander Riese on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

RIESE, rē'ze, Alexander (1840—). A German classical scholar, born and educated at Frankfort-on-the-Main. Besides his excellent editions of Varro's Satiræ Menippeæ (1865), of the Anthologia Latina (1869-70; 2d ed, 1894), of Ovid (1871-77), of the Historia Apollonii Regis Tyri (1871, 2d ed, 1893), of Catullus (1884, with commentary), and of Phædrus (1885), he published a suggestive essay, Idealisierung der Naturvölker des Nordens in den griechischen und römischen Litteraturen (1875), and two monographs on early German history, Das Rheinland in der Römerzeit (1889) and Das Rheinische Germanien in der antiken Litteratur (1892).