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Barker, Edmund Henry

Christopher Stray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education; Classical Studies. 1255 words.

Barker, Edmund Henry (1788–1839), classical scholar and editor, was born at Hollym vicarage, in the East Riding of Yorkshire, on 22 December 1788, the eldest son of Robert Barker...

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Burley, Walter

M. C. Sommers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Classical Studies. 3795 words.

Burley, Walter (b. 1274/5, d. in or after 1344), philosopher and commentator on Aristotle, was born (on the evidence of a note in one of his own works which records his age as sixty-two in...

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Conches, William de

John Marenbon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Classical Studies. 1282 words.

Conches, William de (c. 1085–c. 1154), grammarian and commentator on classical texts, derived from Conches in south-east Normandy. The most important source for his life is the Metalogicon ...

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Grierson [née Crawley], Constantia

D. Ben Rees.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education; Classical Studies. 789 words.

Grierson [née Crawley], Constantia (1704/5–1732), classical scholar and editor, was born in co. Kilkenny of 'poor illiterate country people' (Pilkington, 1.17) and was tutored in Hebrew,...

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Hickes, Thomas

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Classical Studies; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 3 words.

See Hickes, Francis

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Highet, Gilbert

Thomas A. Suits.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education; Classical Studies. 1220 words.

Highet, Gilbert (22 June 1906–20 January 1978), classicist and critic, was born Gilbert Arthur Highet in Glasgow, Scotland, the son of Gilbert Highet, a superintendent of telegraphs, and...

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Lloyd, William Watkiss

H. R. Tedder.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education; Classical Studies. 1018 words.

Lloyd, William Watkiss (1813–1893), classical and literary scholar, the second son of David Lloyd of Newcastle under Lyme, was born at Homerton, Middlesex, on 11 March 1813. He was educated...

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Mackail, John William

Cyril Bailey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education; Classical Studies. 1392 words.

Mackail, John William (1859–1945), classical scholar, literary critic, and poet, was born at Ascog in the parish of Kingarth, Isle of Bute, on 26 August 1859, the only son and second child...

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Palmer, Arthur

R. Y. Tyrrell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education; Classical Studies. 594 words.

Palmer, Arthur (1841–1897), classical scholar and critic, was born at Guelph, Ontario, Canada, on 14 September 1841, the sixth child of the Ven. Arthur Palmer, archdeacon of Toronto, and...

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Parry, Milman

John Miles Foley.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Education; Classical Studies. 1292 words.

Parry, Milman (20 June 1902–03 December 1935), scholar, was born in Oakland, California, the son of Isaac Milman Parry, a pharmacist, and Alice Emerson. Although he entered the University...

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