SCHENKL, Karl. Brno 11.12.1826 — Graz 20.9.1900. Austrian Classical Scholar interested in Sanskrit. Son of a schoolteacher and classical philologist. Studies in 1845-49 at Vienna, then also under Curtius in Prague. Ph.D. 1849 Vienna. Worked as schoolteacher. In 1857-64 Professor of Classical Philology at Innsbruck, in 1864-75 at Graz. In both universities he also taught Sanskrit. In 1873 he stopped Sanskrit as J. Schmidt took over at Graz. From 1875 Professor at Wien. Member of Austrian AW from 1868. At Graz Kirste was his student.
Publications: Edited Latin texts and wrote popular Greek textbooks.
Sources: Lochner v. Hüttenbach 1991, 9f.; K. Smolak, Ö.B.L. 10, 1994, 83f.; Wikipedia.
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