Kosegarten, Hans Gottfried Ludwig

Kosegarten, Hans Gottfried Ludwig, a German Orientalist and historian, was born at Altenkirchen, Isle of Rigen, Sept. 10, 1792; studied theology and philology at the University of Greifswald, and in 1811 went to Paris to continue the study of the Oriental languages. He became adjunct professor at Greifswald in 1815, and in 1817 professor of the Oriental languages at Jena, and of the same chair at Greifswald in 1824. He died in 1860. Kosegarten wrote De Mohammnede Ebn Batuta ejusque itineribus (Jena, 1818), and published editions of Amru ben-Kelthum's Moallaka (Jena, 1820): — Libri Coronce legis, id est Commentarii in PIentateuchun Karaitici ab Ahacrone ben-Elihu conscripti clliquot particulce (Jena, 1824); etc. See Pieerr, Universal Lexikon, 9:738.

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