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1834 – Born on the 5th of September in Barming, Maidstone, Kent, England. 1858 – He became fellow of Trinity College, Oxford in England. 1870 – He served as a professor of Latin at University College, London, England. 1883 – He held the university readership in Latin in Trinity College, Oxford. 1907 – He published ..

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US black civil rights leader, educator, and sociologist   1st black to receive Ph.D. from Harvard University 1895 (in history)   wrote "The Suppression of the African Slave-Trade to the United States of America, 1638-1870" 1896, "The Philadelphia Negro: A Social Study" 1899, "The Souls of Black Folk" 1903, "Black Reconstruction" 1935, "Dusk of Dawn: ..

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60 BC – Dionysius of Halicarnassus was born.          – He went to Rome after the termination of the civil wars, and spent twenty-two years in studying the Latin language and literature and preparing materials for his history. During this period he gave lessons in rhetoric, and enjoyed the society of many distinguished men. ..

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English orientalist   1843 – Born in Colchester, on the 12th of May the eldest son of Welsh Congregational minister.   Studied Sanskrit at Breslau, Germany, where he earned money by teaching English.   1863 – Returned to England and passing his civil service exams.   1870-1872 – He wrote a series of articles for ..

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1920 – Born on the 21st of May in London. 1952 – He was on the staff of the Oxford Classical Dictionary before beginning a Classics lectureship at Cambridge. 1958 – Chadwick became the figurehead of the Linear B work, writing the accessible popular book The Decipherment of Linear B. 1978 – Revising Documents in ..

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1559 – He was born in Geneva on the 18th of February. 1596 – He remained at Geneva as professor of Greek. 1599 – In January, he received a summons to return to Paris, but the terms of the letter were so vague that Casaubon hesitated to act on it. 1610 – In October, he ..

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1729 – Brunck was born at Strasbourg on the 30th of December.          – He was educated at the Jesuits’ College at Paris, and took part in the Seven Years’ War as military commissary. 1772 – The first work he edited was the Anthologia Graeca or Analecta veterum Poetarum Graecorum, in which his innovations ..

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1780 – He was born in Paris on the 2nd of November. 1802 – He was the son of a bookseller, and he printed a supplement to the Dictionnaire bibliographique de livres rares of Duclos and Cailleau. 1810 – There appeared the first edition of his Manuel du libraire et de l’amateur des livres (3 ..

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