Gildersleeve, Basil L. (Basil Lanneau), 1831-1924

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Dates:
Birth 1831-10-23
Death 1924-01-09
Americans
English, German

Biographical notes:

Classical scholar, born in Charleston, S.C. Professor at University of Virginia, 1856-76; first professor of Greek at Johns Hopkins (1876-1915). Served in Confederate Army during Civil War; wounded in Shenandoah campaign. Founder and editor (1880-1920) of American Journal of Philology. Author of "The Historical Syntax of Classical Greek" (1900-11); "Hellasand Hesperia" (1908); "The Creed of the Old South" (1915).

From the description of Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve papers, 1847-1925. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 49310134

Philologist.

From the description of Letter of Basil L. Gildersleeve, 1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450466

Gildersleeve was the founder of the American Philology Association. William S. Tyler (1810-1897) taught Classics at Amherst College and was an original trustee of Smith College.

From the description of [Letter] 1893 Apr. 8, University Club, Baltimore [to] Wm. S. Tyler / B. L. Gildersleeve. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 228299688

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  • Cuneiform writing
  • Coins, Greek
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., Greek--History and criticism
  • Philologists--Archives
  • College teachers--Archives

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  • Philologists
  • College teachers--United States

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  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Greece (as recorded)
  • Spotsylvania County (Va.) (as recorded)
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