The New International Encyclopædia/Tobler, Titus

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TOBLER, Titus (1806-77). A Swiss Oriental scholar. He was born at Stein, Canton of Appenzell, studied and practiced medicine, traveled in Palestine, and after taking part in the political affairs of Switzerland, settled in 1871 at Munich. His principal work is Topographie von Jerusalem und seinen Umgebungen (1853-54), which was supplemented by Beitrag zur medizinischen Topographie von Jerusalem (1855); Planographie von Jerusalem (1858); Dritte Wanderung nach Palästina (1859); Bibliographia Geographica Palestinæ (1867). Consult his Life by Heim (Zurich, 1879).