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Allen, Alexander (1814–1842), philologist and classical scholar

James Mew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Classical Studies. 346 words.

Allen, Alexander (1814–1842), philologist and classical scholar, was born at Hackney, Middlesex, on 23 September 1814, the son of John Allen (1771–1839), a dissenting layman and author of A...

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...

Chadwick, John (1920–1998), classical philologist

J. T. Killen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Classical Studies. 1100 words.

Chadwick, John (1920–1998), classical philologist, was born at 18 Christ Church Road, Mortlake, Surrey, on 21 May 1920, the younger son of Fred Chadwick, civil servant, and his wife,...

Conches, William de (c. 1085–c. 1154), grammarian and commentator on classical texts

John Marenbon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Classical Studies. 1282 words.

Conches, William de (c. 1085–c. 1154), grammarian and commentator on classical texts, derived from Conches in south-east Normandy. The most important source for his life is the Metalogicon ...

Conway, Robert Seymour (1864–1933), classical scholar and philologist

Cyril Bailey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Classical Studies. 621 words.

Conway, Robert Seymour (1864–1933), classical scholar and philologist, was born at Stoke Newington, London, on 20 September 1864, the eldest son of Samuel Conway, Congregational minister,...

Crakelt, William (1740/41–1812), classical scholar and lexicographer

W. W. Wroth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Classical Studies. 222 words.

Crakelt, William (1740/41–1812), classical scholar and lexicographer, was from about 1762 the curate at Northfleet in Kent, a role he fulfilled until his death. He was also master of the...

Hahn, E. Adelaide

Julia S. Falk.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Classical Studies. 1376 words.

Hahn, E. Adelaide (01 April 1893–08 July 1967), classicist, philologist, and linguist, was born in New York City, the daughter of Otto Hahn, occupation unknown, and Eleonore Funk Hahn, a...

Jones, Sir Henry Stuart- (1867–1939), classical scholar and lexicographer

H. E. D. Blakiston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Classical Studies. 2674 words.

Jones, Sir Henry Stuart- (1867–1939), classical scholar and lexicographer, the only child of Henry William Jones (1834–1909), vicar of St Andrew's Church, Ramsbottom, Lancashire, and his...

Palairet, Elias (1713–1765), classical and biblical philologist

T. P. J. Edlin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Biblical Studies; Classical Studies. 553 words.

Palairet, Elias (1713–1765), classical and biblical philologist, was born in Rotterdam, of a French family which had taken refuge in the Netherlands following the revocation of the edict of...

Wedderburn, David (bap. 1580, d. 1646), poet and Latin grammarian

A. S. Wayne Pearce.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education; Linguistics; Classical Studies. 1256 words.

Wedderburn, David (bap. 1580, d. 1646), poet and Latin grammarian, was baptized in the parish church of Aberdeen on 2 January 1580, the eldest son of William Wedderburn (1550?–1620), a...