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Franz Volkmar Fritzsche Wikipedia
Franz Volkmar Fritzsche (26 January 1806 in Steinbach bei Borna – 17 March 1887) was a German classical philologist. He was the son of theologian Christian Friedrich Fritzsche (1776-1850).
He studied under philologist Gottfried Hermann (his future father-in-law) at the University of Leipzig, where in 1825 he received his habilitation. In 1828, he succeeded Immanuel Gottlieb Huschke (1761-1828) as professor of rhetoric and belles-lettres (teaching classes in classical literature) at the University of Rostock. At Rostock, he founded a philological seminar, and in 1836/37, he served as university rector.
In the field of classical literature, he is largely known for his scholarly interpretation of Aristophanes and Lucian. The following are some of his principal writings:Quaestiones Lucianeae, 1826
Varietas lectionis in Luciani Nigrinum, 1830
Quaestiones Aristophaneae, 1835
De parabasi Thesmophoriazusarum commentatio, 1836
Aristophanis comoediae, quae supersunt, 1838
Disputatio de Adimanto, patriae suae proditore, 1843
Disputatio de Deo ex machina, 1843
Aristophanis Ranae, 1845.