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Bellows, John Thomas

Kate Charity.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Linguistics; Publishing. 875 words.

Bellows, John Thomas (1831–1902), printer, lexicographer, and archaeologist, born at Carthew House, Church Street, Liskeard, Cornwall, on 18 January 1831, was the elder of the two sons of...

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Khmer

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — Linguistics.

[CP]

Linguistically linked ethnic groups occupying Cambodia, southern Vietnam, and adjacent parts of Thailand, who developed an extensive but relatively short‐lived empire around...

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Morley, Sylvanus Griswold

Andrea Stone.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Linguistics. 1089 words.

Morley, Sylvanus Griswold (07 June 1883–02 September 1948), Maya archaeologist and epigrapher, was born in Chester, Pennsylvania, the son of Colonel Benjamin Franklin Morley, a professor of...

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Syriac

Witold Witakowski.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Literatures of the Roman Empire

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern Languages; Archaeology by Region. 26166 words.

This chapter presents a sketch of early Syriac literature during the Roman/Byzantine period, before the Arab conquests. Although its beginnings were pre-Christian, the bulk of Syriac...

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typology

Overview page. Subjects: Linguistics — Archaeology.

[Te]

The classification of objects, structures, or specimens by subdividing observed populations into a theoretical sequence or series of groups (types) and subgroups (subtypes)...

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