Murray, Gilbert
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Australian-British classical philologist. Born Sydney 2. 1. 1866 as George Gilbert Aimé M., died Yatscombe (near Oxford) 20. 5. 1957. School in Australia and London; studied at St. John’s College, Oxford; from 1888 fellow at New College, Oxford. From 1889 prof. of Greek in Glasgow; 1899 retired for health reasons. From 1905 prof. of Greek at Oxford; retired 1936. Guest prof. at Harvard 1925/26; various political commitments. Refused knighthood 1912; 1941 Order of Merit; fellow of the British Academy.

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Stephan, U. C. A., “Murray, Gilbert”, 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 23 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00501>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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