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The New International Encyclopædia/Lichtwer, Magnus Gottfried

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LICHTWER, Kt′vẽr, Magnus Gottfried (1719-83). A German fabulist. He was born at Wurzen, studied law at Leipzig and Wittenberg, and was subsequently Canon of Saint Mauritius. His chief work is to be found in the Vier Bücher Aesopischer Fabeln (1748). There is a collection of Schriften (1828) edited by Von Pott and Cramer.