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\pˌɒlɪdˈɔː vˈɜːd͡ʒɪl], \pˌɒlɪdˈɔː vˈɜːd‍ʒɪl], \p_ˌɒ_l_ɪ_d_ˈɔː v_ˈɜː_dʒ_ɪ_l]\
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1910 - Warner's dictionary of authors ancient and modern
By Charles Dudley Warner

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ferdinand gregorovius

  • A German historian and poet; born in Neidenburg, East Prussia, Jan. 19, 1821; died at Munich, May 1, 1891. He studied severely Konigsberg home, wrote essays of deep scholarship; "Socialistic Elements Goethe's Wilhelm Meister"; tragedy, "The Death Tiberius", the ripest historical learning; "Corsica"; other most authoritative books travel description, based on close personal study. also "Euphorion", an epic, poems high repute. But his works, unsurpassed learning vivid realization spirit their times, are commanding monument genius. City Rome Middle Ages", "Lucretia Borgia", "Urban VIII"., Monuments Popes", "Athenais", need be named.
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