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

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Elmsley, Peter
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British classical philologist and church historian. Born Hampstead (London) 1773, died Oxford 8. 3. 1825. School and studies of classical philology at Westminster and Christ Church, Oxford (BA 1794, MA 1797). Holy orders 1797 and benefice at Great Horkesley (Essex). From 1816, some years spent in Italy and France, 1818 in Florence. 1814 Fellow of the Royal Society. 1823–1825 prof. of ancient history at Oxford.

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E. was named after his uncle, Peter E., a renowned bookseller of the …

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Humar, Marcel, “Elmsley, Peter”, 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 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00205>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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