Nettleship, Henry
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British classical philologist. Born Kettering (Northamptonshire) 5. 5. 1839, died Oxford 10. 7. 1893. Private (public) school, then 1857 studied at Corpus Christi College, Oxford; 1862 fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford. From 1868, teacher at Harrow School in London; from 1873 fellow and lecturer at Christ Church College, 1878 prof. of Latin at Corpus Christi College, Oxford.

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After an excellent school education, N. began his studies at Oxford with a scholarship and proceeded to win sever…

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Stephan, U. C. A., “Nettleship, Henry”, 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 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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