GARDNER, Percy. Hackney, Middlesex 24.11.1846 — Oxford 17.7.1937. British Classical Archaeologist and Historian. Professor in Oxford. Son of Thomas G., a stockbroker, and Ann Pearse. Educated at City of London School and Christ’s College, Cambridge. Fellow of his College 1872. From 1880 Disney Professor of Archaeology at Cambridge. In 1887-1925 Lincoln Professor of Classical Archaeology and Art at Oxford. Married in 1874 with Agnes Reid (d. 1933).
Publications: several catalogues of ancient and Oriental coins of the British Museum, e.g. The Parthian Coinage. 1877; The Coins of the Greek and Scythic Kings of Bactria and India in the British Museum. 76+193 p. 32 pl. L. 1886.
– much on Greek and New Testament History.
Sources: Who Was Who 1929-1940.
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