Seyffarth, Gustav

Seyffarth, Gustav a Lutheran theologian and archeologist of Germany, was born at Ubigau, Saxony, July 13, 1796. He studied at Leipsic, and commenced his academical career there in 1823. In 1857 he came to America, was professor at the Lutheran Concordia College, in St. Louis, Missouri, retired in 1871 to New York city, and died November 17, 1885. He published, Ueber die urspringlichen Laute der hebr. Buchstaben (Leipsic, 1824): — Beitrage zur Kenntniss der Literatur, Kunst, Mythologie und Geschichte der alten Egypter (1826-40): — Chronologia Sacra (1846): — Dals tausendjahrige Reich im Lichte der Offenbarungen des Alten und Neuen Testamenets (N.Y. 1860). See Furst, Bibl. Jud. s.v.; Zuchold, Bibl. Theol. s.v. (B.P.)

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