Gottfried Bernhardy (20 March 1800 – 14 May 1875), German philologist and literary historian, was born at Landsberg an der Warthe (now Poland) in the Neumark.
Bernstein  summarises Bernhardy, Dr. Gottfried, born in Landsburg, 1860, died 1875, embraced Christianity when studying in Berlin. He was a great classical scholar, and wrote as Professor, “Syntax of the Greek Language,” Berlin, 1829. “Grundriss der Romischen Literatur,” 1830. “Grundlinien der Encyclopædia der Philologie,” 1832, &c. (Bernstein )
His father was a merchant who had been successful and prosperous, but who in Gottfried’s childhood had a series of business reverses that left him in a position where he had to struggle for the bare necessities of life and with but little prospect for providing the boy with a liberal education.
At this juncture when the lad was about…
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