[burk-hahrt; German boo rk-hahrt]
- Ja·kob [yah-kawp] /ˈyɑ kɔp/, 1818–97, Swiss historian.
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That Dr. Burckhardt wrote in other than good faith is not to be imputed.The Life of Cesare Borgia
Of these, Burckhardt, a German, was among the most distinguished.
Burckhardt's stay at Mecca had already been prejudicial to him.Celebrated Travels and Travellers
Visited by Burckhardt, and described in 'Travels in Arabia.'A Literary and Historical Atlas of Asia
J. G. Bartholomew
Of traveller authors, he preferred "the accurate Burckhardt."The Life of Sir Richard Burton
- Jacob Christoph . 1818–97, Swiss art and cultural historian; author of The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy (1860)
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