JAHN, Otto, German philologist: b. Kid, 16 June 1813; d. GOttingen, 9 Sept. 1869. He was educated at Kiel, Leipzig and Berlin and subsequently traveled for three years in France and Italy. In 1839 he was appointed privat docent at Kiel, and in 1842 removed to Grief s wald as professor extraordinary of archaeology and philology, becoming ordinary professor in 1845. He was called to Leipzig in 1847 to the chair of archwology but four years later he was deprived of his chair for having participated in the revolutionary movement of 1848-49. In 1855 he was called to the chair of the science of antiquity and to the directorship of the aca demical art museum of Bonn. He was called to succeed Gerhard at Berlin, but died before his installation there. His services to classical philology were immense as also in the field of classical archaology. His principal works are (1836) ; and Troilos' (1841); (Die Gernilde des Polygnot' (1841); (Pentheus and die Marraden) (1841); and Oinone) (1844) ; (Die hellenische Kunst' (1846) ; die Gottin der Vberrednng' (1847) ; einige Darstellungen des Paris UrteilsP (.1849) ; Ficoronische
(3d ed., 1901);
griechischer Dichter auf Vasenbildern' (1861). His critical editions of the classics include Juvenal, Persius and Sulpicia' (3d ed., 1893) ;
(4th ed., 1877); Livy's
(1853) ; Spuleius'
(5th ed., 1905). Other works are (Biographic Mozarts' (3d ed. by H. Disters, 1891; English trans., by P. D. Townsend, 1891);
Uhland' (1863); 'Gesammelte Aufsitze fiber Musik) (1866) ;