CALLED PETER LAMBECK LAMBECIUS
\kˈɔːld pˈiːtə lˈambɛk lˈambiːʃəs], \kˈɔːld pˈiːtə lˈambɛk lˈambiːʃəs], \k_ˈɔː_l_d p_ˈiː_t_ə l_ˈa_m_b_ɛ_k l_ˈa_m_b_iː_ʃ_ə_s]\
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A German scholar (1628-80). He was teacher of history in the high-school of his native city, Hamburg, from 1652 to 1660, when he became its rector. He then became superintendent of the Imperial Library, Vienna. His principal writings are: "Introduction to Literary History" (1659), the first methodical work of the kind; "Notes on the Imperial Library" (8 vols., 1665-79), a work of great value for early German language and literature.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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