classical scholar

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a student of ancient Greek and Latin


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She's bored and frustrated by her life as a Victorian young lady, while he desperately wants to be a classical scholar.
And if there is any left over, I buy food', classical scholar Desiderius Erasmus once said.
Upon returning to England, he distinguished himself as a classical scholar at University College, Oxford.
Though it is our hope that Classics and Comics will appeal to a range of audiences," he writes, "our target demographic is the capeless classical scholar.
These include: the Archbishop William Laud; William Howard, 1st Viscount Stafford; the Leveller John Lilburne; and, most notably, Oliver Cromwell, portrayed as so stern and forbidding that he was mistaken for Peter the Great by the great classical scholar Johann Joachim Winckelmann (1717-68).
The fact that one author is an Assyriologist, the other a classical scholar is clearly a great advantage, well employed.
A Harvard Classical scholar, who had covered Hitler's rise to power before the outbreak of war for an American newspaper, Fry returned to New York and dedicated himself to raising funds to help persecuted Jews escape to America.
He was fiercely intelligent, a fine classical scholar, but so at sea in the late 20th century, so naive, that he awoke previouslyunknown maternal instincts in half the pupils.
One appealing feature of many ancient writers, as classical scholar Geoffrey Hawthorn recently observed, is their comparative lack of partisan passion.
James Jope, an independent classical scholar, maintains a website at jjope.
The son of a calligrapher and classical scholar in Korea, Do-jun studied economics at the university level but continued working as a calligrapher.
Her conviction proved to be true, and sometime between 1549 and 1550 Olympia married the German medical student Andreas Grunthler, a classical scholar in his own right.
The article quotes a classical scholar who believes the Olympic Games began in the eighth century B.
Father Lee, himself a classical scholar, has refined and expanded his thinking since then, and the result is a vividly instructive piece of writing that first imagines what it would have been like to be at a performance of Aeschylus's Oresteia cycle of tragedies, and then shows how Wagner, especially in his Ring cycle, seems to have taken the same imaginative journey to creative heart.
Robert Stobbs, 81, said: 'Roger was a very clever boy who was a brilliant classical scholar, but he also excelled at everything he did.
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