Friedrich Wagenfeld (1810 - 1846)
Friedrich Wagenfeld (January 3, 1810 – August 26, 1846) was a German philologist and author born in Bremen. Wagenfeld was the author a popular collection of Bremen folk tales titled Bremer Volkssagen (1844-45). In 1837 he published what purportedly was the entire text of Philo of Byblos' Sanchoniathon, allegedly found in the Portuguese convent of Santa Maria de Merinhão. This publication, however, was soon afterwards proven by several scholars to be a fabrication.
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