Bywater, Ingram
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British classical philologist. Born London 27. 6. 1840, died there 18. 12. 1914. Attended private school in London; from 1858 studied at Queen’s College, Oxford. From 1863, fellow and tutor at Exeter College, Oxford; 1884 univ. reader in Greek; 1893–1908 Regius Prof. of Greek at Oxford.

Work and influence

B. studied at Queen’s College with Benjamin Jowett and Robinson Ellis. Thanks to his achievements as a student, he was elected a Fellow of Exeter College in 1863. At Exeter he met Mark Pattison, with…

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Stephan, Ulrike Claudia Ariane, “Bywater, Ingram”, 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 22 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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