Jebb, Richard Claverhouse
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British classical philologist. Born Dundee 27. 8. 1841; died Cambridge 9. 12. 1905. Attended Charterhouse School in London; from 1858, student at Trinity College, Cambridge. 1862 Senior Classic; 1865 MA; 1865–1875 assistant tutor, from 1872 tutor. 1875–1889 prof. of Greek at Glasgow; 1889–1905 Regius Prof. of Greek at Cambridge; from 1892 also working at other univs. (Baltimore, Oxford). Member of various commissions, numerous honours from …

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Wenzel, Antonia, “Jebb, Richard Claverhouse”, 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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