Past Bryn Mawr College Faculty in Greek and Latin

A Selective List of Past Lumina, With Years of Service, and Some Representative Publications.

Abbreviations:

CSBE = W.W. Briggs and W.M. Calder III (edd.), Classical Scholarship: A Biographical Encyclopedia (New York and London 1990)

BDNAC = Ward W. Briggs, Jr. (ed.) Biographical Dictionary of North American Classicists (Greenwood Press: Westport, CT and London, 1994)
Paul Shorey (1854-1934)

Bryn Mawr faculty 1885-1892, then moving to the University of Chicago, where he published Horace. Odes and Epodes (1898), Unity of Plato's Thought (1903), Plato Republic Loeb,What Plato Said (1933), and most of the 800+ other items in his bibliography.

Bio/Bibliography: E. Christian Kopff in CSBE pp. 447ff, id. in BDNAC pp. 582-584

Photo by The Studio of William Louis Roehne, courtesy of the Bryn Mawr College Archives


Herbert Weir Smyth (1857-1937)

Bryn Mawr faculty 1888-1901: Sounds and Inflections of Greek Dialects I: Ionic (1894), Greek Melic Poets (1900), [and after moving from Bryn Mawr to Harvard University] Aeschylean Tragedy (1924 Sather Lecture-the 2nd ever), Aeschylus Loeb, and of course Smyth's Greek Grammar (1916, with many reprints)

Bio/Bibliography: Ward W. Briggs, Jr. in BDNAC pp. 602-604

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Gonzalez Lodge (1863-1942)

Bryn Mawr faculty 1889-1900: (Basil) Gildersleeve-Lodge Latin Grammar (1894, then 18 reprints through 1976), [and after moving from Bryn Mawr to Columbia Univ.] Lexicon Plautinum (1904-1933)

Bio/Bibliography: Nancy A. Mavrogenes in CSBE 366-367

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Wilmer Cave Wright (1868-1951)

Bryn Mawr faculty 1897-1933: Julian the Apostate Loeb (3 vols.), Philostratus and Eunapius: Lives of the Sophists Loeb

Bio/Bibliography: Mabel L. Lang in BDNAC pp. 726-727


 
 

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Henry Nevill Sanders (1869-1943)

Bryn Mawr faculty 1902-1935: The Cynegeticus of Xenophon (1913); grammatical and textual articles.

Bio/Bibliography: Mabel L. Lang in BDNAC pp. 560-561

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Arthur Leslie Wheeler (1871-1932)

Bryn Mawr faculty 1900-1925: Ovid Tristia Loeb; [after moving to Princeton Univ.] Catullus and the Tradition of Ancient Poetry (1934), Plautus Epidicus (with G. Duckworth)

Bio/Bibliography: Ward W. Briggs, Jr. in BDNAC pp. 691-692


Tenney Frank (1876-1939)

Bryn Mawr faculty 1904-1919: Roman Imperialism (1914), [then after moving to Johns Hopkins] Economic History of Rome (1920), Life and Literature in the Roman Republic (Sather Lecture, 1930), An Economic Survey of Ancient Rome I and V (1933 & 1940)

Bio/Bibliography: T.R.S. Broughton in CSBE 68ff, Herbert W. Benario in BDNAC pp. 196-197, J. Linderski in American National Biography (New York 1999) VIII pp. 367-368.


 
 

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Lily Ross Taylor (1886-1969)

Bryn Mawr faculty 1927-1952: Party Politics in the Age of Caesar (1949 Sather); Voting Districts of the Roman Republic (1960); Roman Voting Assemblies (1966), and much, much else (see her short biography and complete bibliography)

Photo of Lily Ross Taylor (left) and Beryl Rawson by Peter Dechert


Louise Adams Holland (1893-1990)

Bryn Mawr visiting faculty between 1928-1955: The Faliscans in Prehistoric Times (1925); Janus and the Bridge (1961), Lucretius and the Transpadanes (1979).

 Bio/Bibliography: T.R.S. Broughton in BDNAC pp. 287-289  


T. Robert S. Broughton (1900-1993)

Bryn Mawr faculty 1928-1965: "Roman Asia Minor", in Tenney Frank, An Economic Survey of Ancient Rome IV (1938); Magistrates of the Roman Republic (1950-1986); [after retirement to Univ. of North Carolina] Candidates Defeated in Roman Elections (1991).

Bio/Bibliography: Jerzy Linderski in BDNAC pp. 64-66; George W. Houston in J. Linderski (ed.), Imperium Sine Fine: T. Robert S. Broughton and the Roman Republic (1996) pp. 1-30, 35-42.

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James Alister Cameron (1904-1987)

Bryn Mawr faculty 1935-1946. After moving from Bryn Mawr to the University of Cincinnati, he published The Identity of Oedipus the King (New York 1968, 1983); Plato's Affair with Tragedy (Semple Lecture, Cincinnati 1978).

Bio/Bibliography: Mabel L. Lang in BDNAC pp. 80-81


Berthe Marti (1904-1995)

Bryn Mawr faculty 1932-1963: edition of Arnulfus, Glossulae super Lucanum (1958), The Spanish College at Bologna (1963), editor of Lucain in Fondation Hardt Entretiens (1970).

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Richmond Lattimore (1906-1984) 

Bryn Mawr faculty 1935-1971: Themes in Greek and Latin Epitaphs (1942), Chicago Greek tragedies (translator, 1947-1959), Iliad, Odyssey (translator, 1951 & 1967: much-read classic versions), The Odes of Pindar (translator, 1947), and much, much else (see a short biography and his complete bibliography)

Photo by Bern Schwartz, courtesy of the Bryn Mawr College Archives


Agnes Michels (1909-1993)

Bryn Mawr faculty 1934-1975: Calendar of the Roman Republic (1967); numerous articles on Roman literature and religion.

Bio/Bibliography: Jerzy Linderski, Classical Journal 92.4 (1997) 323-345

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