Robert Yelverton Tyrrell

(1844—1914) classical scholar

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(1844–1914), classical scholar; born at Ballygarry, Co. Tipperary, he was educated at TCD, where he became Professor of Latin, Greek, and Ancient History. He edited Euripides, Sophocles, Terence, and Cicero, and co-founded the TCD journal Hermathena in 1874.

From The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature in Oxford Reference.

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