Frank, Tenney
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American classical philologist and ancient historian. Born 19. 5. 1876 on a ranch near Clay Center, Kansas (USA), died Oxford 3. 4. 1939. Studied classical philology at the Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence; 1898 Bachelor of Arts; 1899 Master of Arts; thereafter studied at Univ. of Chicago. 1901–1904 instructor in Latin there; doctorate 1903. 1904–1909 associate in Latin; 1909–1912 associate prof. and 1912–1919 prof. of Latin, Bryn Maw…

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Barth, Matthias, “Frank, Tenney”, 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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