Musgrave, Samuel
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British philologist and doctor. Born Washfield, Devon, 29. 9. 1732, died Bloomsbury, London, 4. 7. 1780. Son of a doctor. 1749–1754 studied Greek, Latin etc. at Oxford, graduating with a BA 1754–1765 Radcliffe Travelling Fellowship, primarily for France (especially Paris) and the Netherlands; 1756 MA in Oxford. 1760 member of the Royal Society, London. 1762/63 studied medicine, graduating as MD (Medicinae Doctor) from Leiden. 1763 member of the Académie des inscriptions et belles-lettres in Paris. From 1766, worked …

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Landfester, Manfred, “Musgrave, Samuel”, 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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