Wilhelm Schmid

Wilhelm Schmid (24 February 1859, in Künzelsau, Kingdom of Württemberg – 6 November 1951) was a German classical scholar, born at Künzelsau.

After studies at the universities of Tübingen and Strassburg, he taught at Tübingen (1887 et seq.) and became a professor there in 1893. His publications include:

  • Kulturgeschichtliche Zusammenhang und Bedeutung der griechischen Renaissance in der Römerzeit (1898) – On the cultural and historical context, and the importance of the Greek Renaissance in the Roman period.
  • Zur Geschichte des griechischen Dithyrambus (1901) – The history of the Greek dithyramb.
  • Verzeichniss der griechischen Handschriften der Königlichen Universitäts-Bibliothek Tübingen (1902) – Directory of Greek manuscripts of the Royal University Library in Tübingen.
  • Revisions of Wilhelm von Christ; Geschichte der griechischen Litteratur (volume i, fifth edition, Munich, 1908; sixth edition, part i, 1912; volume ii, fifth edition, Munich, 1911–1915).

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