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

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Chandler, Richard
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British Antiquarian, traveller and theologian. Born 1738 in Elson (Hampshire), died 9. 2. 1810 in Tilehurst (Berkshire). Studied Queen’s College, Oxford. 1764–1766 travelled to Asia Minor and Greece. Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford. 1785 marriage and four-year tour of France, Switzerland and Italy.

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C. attended Winchester School (Hampshire), then studied at Queen’s College and Magdalen College, Oxford. Renowned for his 1763 work on the Arundel Marbles [2], he was int…

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Hermanns, Marcus Heinrich, “Chandler, Richard”, 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 17 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00124>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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