PEIPER, C. Rudolph S..

PEIPER, Carl Rudolph Samuel. Striegau, Silesia (now Strzegom in Poland) 20.1.1790 — Hirschberg (Jelenia Góra, Poland) 23.5.1879. German Priest interested in Sanskrit. Son of school director Samuel Gottlob P. and Henriette Caroline Hentschel. Studied theology and Oriental Philology (Arabic). Ph.D. 1823. Soon after studies he got the vicarage of Hirschberg in Thüringen and worked there for fifty years. Married 1824 Emilie Raupbach (d. 1828) and 1831 Auguste Richter, teo daughters with first and six sons and one daughter with secons, i. al. the classical philologist Rudolf P. (1834–98). Himself, he seems to have devoted his free time to classical, Oriental and modern languages, but of his interest in Sanskrit came out only one translation.

Publications: Diss. De Moallakah Lebidi celeberrimi veterum Arabum poëtae. 10+93 p. Lipsiae 1823.

Lebidi Amiritae Kasidem Moallakamcum scholiis ed., versioneqe Latina et imitatione Germanica instruxit. 10+94 p. Jordanimolae 1828; Haririi Bazrensis narrationum consessuum nomine celebratae, pars maxima. Ex arabico sermone in latinum vertit. 152 p. Cervimonti 1832, ed. altera em. et aucta. C. 1836; Extracts from Ḥarīrī in German, 1831 & 1832.

Bhagavad-Gita, das hohe Lied der Indus. Aus der Sanskrit-Sprache metrisch und möglichst treu in’s Deutsche übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen versehen. 16+112 p. Lp. 1834.

Commentationis de libro Persico Mihr o Muschteri seu de Mihri et Muschteri (Solis et Jovis) mysticis amoribus. Pars. 1. Diss. inaug. Berolini 1835.

Die Stimmen aus dem Morgenlande, oder Deutsch-Morgenländische Frucht- und Blumenlese. 18+469 p. Hirschberg 1850.

Also wrote on classical philology.

Sources: Briefly in connection with his son in A.D.B. 53; works in Zenker, Bibliographie and

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