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Bailey, Cyril (1871–1957), classical scholar

Jasper Griffin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Classical Studies. 2113 words.

Bailey, Cyril (1871–1957), classical scholar, was born on 13 April 1871 in Kensington, London, the eldest child (of six) of Alfred Bailey, barrister and sometime Stowell law fellow of...

Bailey, David Roy Shackleton (1917–2005), classical scholar

E. J. Kenney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Classical Studies. 1198 words.

Bailey, David Roy Shackleton (1917–2005), classical scholar, was born on 10 December 1917 at School House, Lancaster, the youngest of the four children (three sons and one daughter) of the...

Bailey, James (1791/2–1864), classical scholar

Alfred Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Classical Studies. 522 words.

Bailey, James (1791/2–1864), classical scholar, was the grandson of James Bailey, master of the village school at Gargrave, Yorkshire, and later headmaster of the free school at Guiseley....

Bailie, James Kennedy- (1793–1864), classical scholar

Sidney Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Classical Studies. 233 words.

Bailie, James Kennedy- (1793–1864), classical scholar, son of Nicholas Kennedy, a schoolmaster, was born in Ireland, and entered Trinity College, Dublin, as a pensioner in 1807, aged...

Baker, William (bap. 1742, d. 1785), printer and classical scholar

H. R. Tedder.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing; Education; Classical Studies. 427 words.

Baker, William (bap. 1742, d. 1785), printer and classical scholar, was baptized on 5 April 1742 at St Mary, Reading, the son of William Baker, a schoolmaster, and his wife, Jane, née Cox....

baking, Roman

Jared T. Benton.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; History of Science and Technology; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 3384 words.

The earliest Roman bakers almost certainly made bread for their own households, but not for sale to the public. Pliny the Elder tells us in his Natural History (18.28) that among the quirites of...

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Balfour, Robert (b. c. 1555, d. in or after 1621), philosopher and classical scholar

Robert B. Todd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Classical Studies. 556 words.

Balfour, Robert (b. c. 1555, d. in or after 1621), philosopher and classical scholar, was born at Tarrie in Forfarshire; that he matriculated at St Andrews University in 1571...

Balme, David Mowbray (1912–1989), university administrator and classical scholar

J. D. Fage.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Education; Classical Studies. 923 words.

Balme, David Mowbray (1912–1989), university administrator and classical scholar, was born on 8 September 1912 at Carlisle, eldest of the four children of Harold Balme (1878–1953), a...

Barff, Samuel (1793?–1880), philhellene and banker

J. M. Hussey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Classical Studies; Banking. 304 words.

Barff, Samuel (1793?–1880), philhellene and banker, was probably born in England. In 1816 he established himself in Zante, Greece, where he became an important merchant and banker. He died...

Barford, William (bap. 1719, d. 1792), Church of England clergyman and classical scholar

Donald Gray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Education; Classical Studies. 606 words.

Barford, William (bap. 1719, d. 1792), Church of England clergyman and classical scholar, was the son of the Revd Thomas Barford (d. 1765), rector of Chalbury, Dorset, where he was baptized...

Barham, Thomas Foster (1794–1869), physician and classical scholar

R. K. Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Classical Studies. 652 words.

Barham, Thomas Foster (1794–1869), physician and classical scholar, was born at Hendon, Middlesex, on 10 September 1794, the eldest son of six children born to Thomas Foster Barham...

Barker, Edmund Henry (1788–1839), classical scholar and editor

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. 1262 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...

Barnes, Joshua (1654–1712), Greek scholar and antiquary

Kristine L. Haugen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Classical Studies. 2335 words.

Barnes, Joshua (1654–1712), Greek scholar and antiquary, was born on 10 January 1654, the son of Edward Barnes, a tailor from St Stephen, Coleman Street parish, London; he was baptized at...

Barrett, John [Jacky] (1753/4–1821), classical scholar and eccentric

H. T. Welch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Classical Studies. 1088 words.

Barrett, John [Jacky] (1753/4–1821), classical scholar and eccentric, was born in Ballyroan, Queen's county, the son of Daniel Barrett (d. 1760), a Church of Ireland clergyman, and his...

Barron, John Penrose (1934–2008), classical scholar and college head

Lawrence Goldman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Classical Studies. 1328 words.

Barron, John Penrose (1934–2008), classical scholar and college head, was born on 27 April 1934 at 13 Thornfield Terrace, Morley, Yorkshire, the son of George Barron, a secondary school...

Baxter, William (1650–1723), classicist and antiquary

Mark McDayter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Classical Studies. 951 words.

Baxter, William (1650–1723), classicist and antiquary, was born in 1650 in Llanllugan in Montgomeryshire, the eldest son of John Baxter (d. 1681) and Catherine, née Bolliver. Richard...

Beatson, Benjamin Wrigglesworth (1803–1874), classical scholar

M. C. Curthoys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Classical Studies. 211 words.

Beatson, Benjamin Wrigglesworth (1803–1874), classical scholar, was born in London on 24 January 1803, the son of Anby Beatson, a merchant of Cheapside, and his wife, Joanna Wrigglesworth....

Becoming Human

Véronique Dasen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Childhood and Education in the Classical World

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Marriage and the Family. 10485 words.

Since antiquity, speculations on the emergence of human life and the status of the embryo have prompted intense debates. How does fetal matter grow into a human being? When does it have a...

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Being the One and Becoming the Other

Stephen T. Newmyer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Animals in Classical Thought and Life

August 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Marriage and the Family. 14394 words.

This chapter examines the views of ancient philosophers on the connection between humans and animals. It explains the preoccupation of ancient Greeks in investigating whether the...

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Bentley, Richard (1662–1742), philologist and classical scholar

Hugh de Quehen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Classical Studies. 7342 words.

Bentley, Richard (1662–1742), philologist and classical scholar, was born on 27 January 1662 at his maternal grandparents' house at Oulton, Yorkshire, the second child of Thomas Bentley (bapnull...