Titus Tobler (25 July 1806 – 21 January 1877) was a Swiss Oriental scholar.

Titus Tobler
Front-facing portrait of Titus Tobler, bearded, looking directly ahead
Portrait of Titus Tobler by Carl Gonzenbach (1875)
Born(1806-07-25)July 25, 1806
Stein, Appenzell, Switzerland
DiedJanuary 21, 1877(1877-01-21) (aged 70)
Munich, Germany
NationalitySwiss

BiographyEdit

Tobler was born on 25 July 1806 in Stein, Appenzell, Switzerland. He studied and practiced medicine, traveled in Palestine, and after taking part in the political affairs of Switzerland, settled in 1871 at Munich, Germany. He died on 21 January 1877 in Munich.

WorksEdit

His principal works are:

  • Tobler, T. (1853). Dr. Titus Toblers zwei Bucher Topographie von Jerusalem und seinen Umgebungen (in German). 1. Berlin: G. Reimer.
  • Tobler, T. (1854). Dr. Titus Toblers zwei Bucher Topographie von Jerusalem und seinen Umgebungen (in German). 2. Berlin: G. Reimer.
    • which was supplemented by Beitrag zur medizinischen Topographie von Jerusalem (“A contribution to a medical topography of Jerusalem,” 1855)
  • Planographie von Jerusalem (1858)
  • Dritte Wanderung nach Palästina (“Third Journey to Palestine,” 1859)
  • Bibliographia Geographica Palestinæ (“Geographic bibliography for Palestine,” 1867)

Further readingEdit

  • Life by Heim (Zurich, 1879)

ReferencesEdit