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Burn, Robert (1829–1904), classical scholar and archaeologist

J. D. Duff.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Classical Studies. 443 words.

Burn, Robert (1829–1904), classical scholar and archaeologist, was born at Kynnersley, Shropshire, on 22 October 1829, the second son of Andrew Burn (1790/91–1874), rector of Kynnersley,...

Cook, Arthur Bernard (1868–1952), classical scholar and archaeologist

A. D. Nock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Classical Studies. 2109 words.

Cook, Arthur Bernard (1868–1952), classical scholar and archaeologist, was born in Hampstead, London, on 22 October 1868, the son of William Henry Cook MD (1825–1882) and his wife, Harriet...

Dalton, Ormonde Maddock (1866–1945), classical scholar and medieval archaeologist

J. L. Myres.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Classical Studies. 834 words.

Dalton, Ormonde Maddock (1866–1945), classical scholar and medieval archaeologist, was born in Cardiff on 3 January 1866, the second of the three sons of Thomas Masters Dalton, solicitor,...

Gardner, Ernest Arthur (1862–1939), classical scholar and archaeologist

J. M. C. Toynbee and H. D. A. Major.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Classical Studies. 1021 words.

Gardner, Ernest Arthur (1862–1939), classical scholar and archaeologist, was born at Clapton, London, on 16 March 1862, the sixth and youngest child of Thomas Gardner, of the stock...

Hussey, Joan Mervyn (1907–2006), Byzantine scholar

Anthony Bryer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Classical Studies. 752 words.

Hussey, Joan Mervyn (1907–2006), Byzantine scholar, was born on 5 June 1907 at 35 Avenue Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, the daughter of William Hussey, master plumber and house decorator, and...

Jenkins, Romilly James Heald (1907–1969), archaeologist, Byzantinist, and Greek scholar

Cyril Mango.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Classical Studies. 1072 words.

Jenkins, Romilly James Heald (1907–1969), archaeologist, Byzantinist, and Greek scholar, was born on 10 February 1907 at Caldicott preparatory school, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, the son of...

Kelsey, Francis Willey

Ward W. Briggs.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Classical Studies. 890 words.

Kelsey, Francis Willey (23 May 1853–14 May 1927), classicist and archaeologist, was born in Ogden, New York, the son of Henry Kelsey, a professor at Lake Forest College, and Olive Cornelia...

Literacy and Gender

Brigitte Lion.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cuneiform Culture

September 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Gender and Sexuality; Historical Archaeology. 10966 words.

This article investigates the relation between gender and cuneiform literacy in ancient Mesopotamia. It suggests that the apparent exclusion of women from written culture needs to be...

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Ramsay, Sir William Mitchell (1851–1939), classical scholar and archaeologist

J. G. C. Anderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Classical Studies. 1060 words.

Ramsay, Sir William Mitchell (1851–1939), classical scholar and archaeologist, was born in Glasgow on 15 March 1851, the youngest son of Thomas Ramsay and his wife, Jane, daughter of...

Robertson, (Charles) Martin (1911–2004), archaeologist and poet

John Boardman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Art Education; Classical Studies. 1221 words.

Robertson, (Charles) Martin (1911–2004), archaeologist and poet, was born on 11 September 1911 at Jesmond Hill, Pangbourne, Berkshire, the elder son of Donald Struan Robertson (1885–1961),...

Shefton, Brian Benjamin (1919–2012), classical archaeologist

David Gill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Classical Studies. 1532 words.

Shefton, Brian Benjamin (1919–2012), classical archaeologist, was born Bruno Benjamin Scheftelowitz on 11 August 1919 in Cologne, Germany, the younger son of Isidor Isaac Scheftelowitz...

Tarbell, Frank Bigelow

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Classical Studies. 478 words.

Tarbell, Frank Bigelow (01 January 1853–04 December 1920), archaeologist and classicist, was born in West Groton, Massachusetts, the son of John Tarbell, a watchmaker and jeweler, and Sarah...

Toys, Dolls, and the Material Culture of Childhood

Mary Harlow.

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; Historical Archaeology. 8495 words.

When is a toy not a toy? The material culture of childhood in the past is notoriously difficult to locate but is most often identified in terms of playthings. This chapter looks at the...

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Tweddell, John (1769–1799), classical and archaeological scholar

Nicholas Roe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Classical Studies. 989 words.

Tweddell, John (1769–1799), classical and archaeological scholar, was born on 1 June 1769 at Threepwood, near Hexham, the son of Francis Tweddell (1730–1805), magistrate, and Jane Westgarth...

Waterhouse, Helen, Lady Waterhouse (1913–1999), classical scholar and archaeologist

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Classical Studies. 5 words.

See Waterhouse, Sir Ellis Kirkham