Kopitar, Bartholomaus, a learned Orientalist, was born at Repnje in 1780, and educated at the University of Vienna. In 1809 he was appointed assistant at the Imperial Library, was promoted to the head librarianship in 1843, and died Aug. 11, 1844. He published an edition of the Polish Psalter found in the convent of St. Flarian, with a German and Latin translation (Viennsa, 1834), etc.- Kathol. Real-Encyklop. 6:362.