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Merkel

noun
  1. Angela. born 1954, German politician; chair of the Christian Democratic Union from 2000; chancellor of Germany from 2005 (the first woman to hold the office)
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  • In 1884 Merkel published his second edition of the poems of exile.

  • During the years 1897 and 1898 the defendant had been employed by the Provost Merkel in Neustadt.

  • The notes are based on Merkel's second edition; Némethy lists in a preface his few departures from Merkel's text.

  • But Merkel, followed by Palmer, considered 31-38 an interpolation; and aeripedes may have been what the interpolator wrote.

  • Merkel, in his edition of the Tristia (p. 373), identifies him with the grammarian Clodius Tuscus, without offering a reason.