Friedrich August Wolf


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Noun1.Friedrich August Wolf - German classical scholar who claimed that the Iliad and Odyssey were composed by several authors (1759-1824)
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The main writers discussed are Christian Gottlob Heyne, Friedrich August Wolf, and Johann Gottfried Herder.
Voy a ilustrarlo mediante dos documentos fundamentales: el programa de lecciones sobre literatura romana publicado en Halle por Friedrich August Wolf (1759-1824) en 1787 (Wolf, 1787), y la Histoire Abregee de la Literature Romaine de Friedrich Scholl (1766-1833), publicada en Paris en 1815 (Scholl, 1815).
Yet, the idea was older than that, one of its main early protagonists being Friedrich August Wolf (Prolegomena ad Homerum, 1795, reprinted by Princeton University Press in 1985).

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