Entries tagged with "Hellenic"

Archaeologist, classical art historian and editor of the Journal of Hellenic Studies,1897-1932. Gardner was the son of Thomas Gardner and Ann Pearse. He studied initially at the City of London School under the Semitic scholar Edwin A. Abbott (1838-1926) and at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, beginning in 1880, graduating in 1884, and joining the college as a fellow from 1885 (to 1894). Beginning in 1885, he furthered the excavations at Naucratis (Egypt) for the Egypt Exploration Fund (1885-6), begun by Sir Flinders Petrie (1853-1942).

Specialist in ancient Greek and hellenic art. He was born in Liestal, Switzerland, near Basel. Salis graduated from a Gymnasium in Basel and attended courses in classics, philology and art history at prominent German-speaking universities. At the university of Basel Salis studied classics under Hans Dragendorff art history under Heinrich Wölfflin, and classical philology under Erich Bethe (1863-1940), Alfred Körte (1866-1946) (who succeeded Bethe) and Jacob Wackernagel (1853-1938).

Archaeologist and classical-art historian at Bryn Mawr; authority on Hellenistic terracotta figurines. Burr's father, Charles Henry Burr, Jr. (d. 1925) was a prominent constitutional lawyer in Philadelphia. Her mother was the biographer and novelist. Burr attended Miss Hill's School in Center City, PA, and The Latin School in Philadelphia. She began her study of Latin at age 9 and Greek at 12. At age 13, she took a Grand Tour of Europe, visiting museums and monuments of Europe. In Switzerland, they were caught in the early fighting of the first World War.