Hermann Karl Friedrich
Hermann, Karl Friedrich (1804-55), a German philologist, born at Frankf urt-on-Main. He was educated at Heidelberg and Leipzig, and held professorships at Marburg and Gottingen. He endeavoured to make philolog}' and history mutually illustrate each other. He made valuable researches info the Platonic philosophy and its history, and published the Dialogues, a Handbook of Greek Antiquities, some editions of the classics, and many other works.