LINWOOD, William

LINWOOD, William. Birmingham 1817 — ?.10.1878. Rev. British Classical Scholar. Son of Willim L., a merchant, and Mary Iliffe. Studied Classics and Sanskrit at Oxford from 1836 (won 1839 Boden Sanskrit Scholarship). M.A. 1842. He took orders and taught at Shrewsbury school, then public examiner at Oxford. As a scholar, he mainly concentrated on Greek philology.

Publications: Studies on Greek and editions of Sophocles.

Sources: JRAS Proc. 1879, vf.; Wikipedia.

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