(Ludolph; Leutholf; 16241704). Orientalist; b. Erfurt, Ger.; educ. Erfurt and Leiden; learned Ethiopic from Abyssinian scholar in It. Ed. Psalterium Davidis Aethiopice et Latine; other works include Historia aethiopica (Eng. tr. A New History of Ethiopia); Ethiopic-Lat. lexicon; Ethiopic grammar.
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