Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Classic Journals
Paperback: 482 pages
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (December 13, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1.1 x 8.5 inches
Format: PDF Text djvu ebook
Born near Aachen, Leonhard Schmitz (1807-90) studied at the University of Bonn, from which he received his PhD, before marrying an Englishwoman and becoming a naturalised British citizen. Made famous by the 1844 publication of his translation of Niebuhr's Lectures on the History of Rome, he became rector of the Royal High School, Edinburgh, where he taught Alexander Graham Bell. He also briefly tutored the future Edward VII (and he had previously...