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philology, Romance

BREYMANN, Hermann Wilhelm (died 1910), Professor of Romance Philology, University of Munich; LLD Victoria University, Manchester

VINCENT, Nigel Bruce (born 1947), Mont Follick Professor of Comparative Philology, University of Manchester, 1987–2011, now Professor Emeritus of General and Romance Linguistics

FYNES-CLINTON, Osbert Henry (died 1941), late Professor of French and Romance Philology, University of Wales

JOHNSTON, Ronald Carlyle (1907 - 1990), Professor of Romance Philology and Medieval French Literature, Westfield College, London, 1961–74, then Emeritus

BISSON, Laurence Adolphus (1897 - 1965), Professor of French and Romance Philology, Queen’s University of Belfast, 1945–61

OELSNER, Herman (1871 - 1923), sometime Taylorian Professor of the Romance Languages in the University of Oxford (from foundation of Chair, 1909, till resignation, 1913); first holder of the Taylorian Lectureship in Old French and Romance Philology, 1905–09

ELCOCK, William Dennis (1910 - 1960), Professor of Romance Philology and Medieval French Literature in the University of London since 1947; Head of Department of French at Westfield College since 1947

BARBIER, Paul (1873 - 1947), Professor of French Language and Literature and of Romance Philology in the University of Leeds, 1903–38; examiner in French, the Universities of London, Birmingham, Sheffield

BRANDIN, Louis M. (1874 - 1940), late Fielden Professor of French and of Romance Philology in the University of London; retired, 1939; BBC translator and announcer since Sept. 1939

POSNER, Rebecca (born 1929), Professor of the Romance Languages, University of Oxford, 1978–96, now Emeritus; Fellow, St Hugh’s College, Oxford, 1978–96, Hon. Fellow, 1996; Research Associate, Oxford University Centre for Linguistics and Philology, since 1996

ROQUES, Mario Louis Guillaume (1875 - 1961), Professeur honoraire au Collège de France; École des Hautes Etudes (Romance Philology); administrateur honoraire de l’École des Langues Orientales; member of Institut de France; Président du Conseil de perfectionnement de l’École des Chartes

WATKIN, Morgan (1878 - 1970), Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur, Officier de l’Instruction Publique; Commandeur des Palmes Académiques; Cavaliere della Corona d’Italia; Emeritus Professor of French and Romance Philology, University of Wales (Cardiff College); Head of Department of French (1948–50) at University College, Swansea

SAVORY, Douglas (Lloyd) (1878 - 1969), Officier de l’Instruction Publique; Officier de la Légion d’Honneur; Lieut; RNVR, formerly attached to Naval Staff. Intelligence Division, Admiralty; Professor of French Language and Romance Philology at the University of Belfast, 1909–40, Professor Emeritus since 1941; Commissioner of Intermediate Education for Ireland, 1920–22

SALMON, Amédee Victor (1857 - 1919), Officier de l’Instruction Publique; Lauréat de l’Institut de France; Professor of Romance Philology at the University of London, King’s College, and Professor of French Language and Literature at University College, Reading; Examiner at the University of London; former Examiner in the Universities of Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, St Andrews, and Glasgow

 

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Romance philology studies texts (literary, legal, scientific, religious, philosophical, and so forth) written in vernacular languages and dialects that evolved from the Latin spoken in territories that were once part ...

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