Ludwig Ross

Intro German classical Archaeologist and university professor
A.K.A. Λούντβιγκ Ρος, Ροσς
Was Professor Educator Archaeologist Philologist Epigrapher Scholar Classical scholar
From Germany
Type Academia Literature Social science
Gender male
Birth 22 July 1806, Bornhöved, Germany
Death 6 August 1859, Halle (Saale), Germany (aged 53 years)
Star sign Cancer

Ludwig Ross Ludwig Ross (22 July 1806, Bornhöved – 6 August 1859, Halle an der Saale) was a German classical archaeologist. His family came from northern Scotland, and his father, Colin Ross, married Juliane Auguste Remin and managed the Gut Altekoppel in Bornhöved; their many children included Ludwig's younger brother the painter Karl Ross.


Ludwig studied classical philology at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität in Kiel. He graduated from there with a PhD thesis on Aristophanes before going on research trips to Greece, western Asia Minor and Cyprus.

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