Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary

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Beazley, John Davidson
(1,178 words)

British classical archaeologist. Born 13. 9. 1885 in Glasgow, died 6. 5. 1970 in Oxford. From 1903 studied classics at Balliol College, Oxford, from 1908 tutor at Christ Church College, Oxford. 1920 lecturer on Greek vases, from 1925 prof. of classical archaeology at Univ. of Oxford.

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B. was the son of an interior decorator and glass artist and a nurse. In 1887, the family moved to Southampton, where the sons attended King Edward VI S…

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Isler-Kerényi, Cornelia, “Beazley, John Davidson”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00036>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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