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Abel, Gaspar (1676‒1763) [vol. 1 page 40] , a native of Halberstadt
, a native of Halberstadt, and an eminent historian of the last
, a native of Halberstadt, and an eminent historian of the last century, born at Hindenburg in
1676, published in 1710 the history of Prussia and Brandenburg, “
Preussische und Brandisburgische Staats-Historie,” Leipsic, 8vo; in 1714, some favourite satires; and,
in 1715, a work of far more utility and importance, “
Historia Monarchiarum orbis antiqui,” Leipsic, 8vo; a Greek
Archaeology, 1738; and a translation of Boileau. He died
at Westdorf in 1763 .