Heinrich Theodor Dittrich

Heinrich Theodor Dittrich (Latin: Henricus Theodorus Dittricus;[1] fl. mid-19th century) was a German philologist and librarian.[1][2]


Under the pseudonym B. Fabricius, he published a Latin edition on the surviving Greek fragments of the Periplus of the Outer Sea (i.e., the World Ocean) and epitomes composed by Marcian[3] and the Periegesis or Periodos misattributed to Scymnus;[4] an overview of his thoughts on the Greek bucolic poet Theocritus[5] and on the lesser Greek geographers;[6] heavily annotated Latin and German translations of the Greek Periplus of the Erythraean Sea (i.e., the Red Sea and Indian Ocean) misattributed to Arrian;[7][8] a Latin translation of Isidore's Greek Parthian Stations;[9] a heavily annotated Latin translation of the Greek Periplus of the Internal Seas (i.e., the Mediterranean and Black Seas) misattributed to Scylax;[10] and a heavily annotated edition of the Latin elegies of Albius Tibullus.[11]



  1. ^ a b "Dittrich, Heinrich Theodor", Kalliope-Verbund. (in German)
  2. ^ "Dittrich, Heinrich Theodor", Deutsche Biographie. (in German)
  3. ^ Dittrich (1843).
  4. ^ Dittrich (1844).
  5. ^ Dittrich (1844b).
  6. ^ Dittrich (1845).
  7. ^ Dittrich (1849).
  8. ^ Dittrich (1883).
  9. ^ Dittrich (1849b).
  10. ^ Dittrich (1878).
  11. ^ Dittrich (1881).