Mattei Christian Friedrich( Philologist)
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Biography Mattei Christian Friedrich
(1744 - 1811), a native of Saxony. From 1772 to 1784, Mr.. Moscow was the rector of the university gymnasiums and a professor of philology. From 1785 to 1803, Mr.. worked at home different scientists positions; was, among other things, the rector of Wittenberg University. In 1803, Mr.. was caused by the curator of Moscow University, Mikhail Nikitovich Muravyov to occupy the chair of Greek and Roman literature, and remained in that position until his death. His activity on the classical palaeography was very fruitful, thanks to the rich collection of manuscripts, which he found in Moscow, in the library of the Holy Synod and the Synod printing. Besides the two directories (1776 and 1780), he published in Moscow, "New Testament in Greek and Latin, with annotations in Meyssene - Epistles of St. Paul, in Leipzig - Greek Gospel Church of Constantinople in rank. General description of the libraries of the Holy Synod and the Synod printing Mattei, issued in 1805. Leipzig. He also composed "Greek Readings" (1773 and 1805) and "Latin syntax to use Russia's Youth" (1780). - Wed. "Biographical Dictionary of professors of Moscow University (Moscow, 1855); Metropolitan Eugene" Dictionary "(Moscow, 1845); G. Gennady "Dictionary" (Vol. II, Berlin, 1880).