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Aguilar, Grace (1816–1847), writer on Jewish history and religion and novelist

Nadia Valman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Religion; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Education. 1061 words.

Aguilar, Grace (1816–1847), writer on Jewish history and religion and novelist, was born on 2 June 1816 in Hackney, Middlesex, the eldest of the three children of Emanuel Aguilar...

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Dixon, Richard Watson (1833–1900), ecclesiastical historian and poet

James Sambrook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); History of Religion. 1940 words.

Dixon, Richard Watson (1833–1900), ecclesiastical historian and poet, was born on 5 May 1833 at Islington, London, the eldest of the six surviving children of James Dixon (1788–1871) and...

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Eliade, Mircea

Mac Linscott Ricketts.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Religion; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1545 words.

Eliade, Mircea (09 March 1907–22 April 1986), historian of religions and writer, was born in Bucharest, Romania, the son of Gheorghe Eliade, an army officer, and Ioana Stoenescu Vasile....

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Jortin, John (1698–1770), ecclesiastical historian and literary critic

B. W. Young.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; History of Religion; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 2454 words.

Jortin, John (1698–1770), ecclesiastical historian and literary critic, was born on 23 October 1698 in the parish of St Giles-in-the-Fields, London, the son of a French Huguenot, Renatus...

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Wulfstan Cantor [Wulfstan of Winchester] (fl. 996), hagiographer and poet

Michael Lapidge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); History of Religion. 673 words.

Wulfstan Cantor [Wulfstan of Winchester] (fl. 996), hagiographer and poet, was a monk, priest, and precentor at the Old Minster, Winchester. Little is known of his life, save that he was...

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