Karl Gottlob Zumpt, a German scholar, born in Berlin, March 20, 1792, died in Karlsbad, June 25, 1849. He studied under Creuzer in Heidelberg, and under Wolf and Böckh in Berlin, and was successively lecturer at the Werder and professor at the Joachimsthal gymnasium, and professor of history at the military school, and of Roman literature at the university of Berlin, where he became full professor in 1838. He published a Latin grammar (Berlin, 1818), which has passed through many editions, and was translated into English by Dr. L. Schmitz (3d ed., London, 1852), and an abridgment of it; editions of Quintilian, Cicero, and Quintus Curtius; numerous writings relating to Roman antiquity and to the life and usages of the Roman rulers; Annales Veterum JRegnorum et Populorum, imprimis. Romanorum (1819; 3d ed., 1862); Ueber die bauliche Einrichtung des römischen Wohnhauses (2d ed., 1851); and Die Religion der Römer (1845). - His nephew, August Wilhelm: Zijmpt (born in Konigsberg, Dec. 4,1815, and since 1851 professor of classical philosophy at the Friedrich Wilhelm gymnasium in Berlin), has written his life, and also Commentationurn Epigraphicarum ad Antiguitates Romanas pertinentium Volumen (2 vols., 1840-54), Studia Romana (1859), Das Criminalrecht der römischen Republik (4 vols., 1865'8), Der Criminalprocess der römischen Republik (1871), etc.