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  • At the university he made rapid progress, especially in jurisprudence, though preferring the study of history, literature, juridical science and philosophy.
  • On the strength of these works he offered himself as a candidate for the university chair of jurisprudence, but as he had no personal or family influence was not elected.
  • A great school of jurisprudence was thus formed, including many men of vast learning and great ability, although little known outside their immediate surroundings.
  • He first studied theology at Giessen, but after the campaign of 1814, in which, like his brother August, he took part as a Hessian volunteer, began the study of jurisprudence, and in 1818 established himself as Privatdocent of civil law at Giessen.
  • His son Samuel (1539-1599) was professor of jurisprudence at Basel.

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