See also:American classical
See also:scholar, was
See also:born on the 6th of
See also:April 1858, in
See also:Providence, Rhode
See also:Island . He graduated from
See also:Brown University in 1878 and also studied at Harvard (1881-1882) and in Germany (1882-1884) . He taught in secondary
See also:schools in
See also:Florida (1878-1879), New
See also:York (1879-1881), and
See also:Nebraska (1885-1889), and became
See also:professor of Latin in the University of Wisconsin in 1889, of classical
See also:philology at Brown University in 1891, and of Latin at Cornell University in 1892 . His syntactical studies, notably various papers on the subjunctive, are based on a statistical examination of Latin texts and are marked by a fresh
See also:system of nomenclature; he ranks as one of the leaders of the " New American School " of syntacticians, who insist on a preliminary re-examination of all available data . Of
See also:great importance are his advocacy of " quantitative "
See also:reading of Latin
See also:verse and his Critique of Some
See also:Recent Subjunctive Theories in vol. ix . (1898) of Cornell Studies in Classical Philology, of which he was an editor .
See also:Bennett's Latin Grammar (1895) is the first successful attempt in
See also:America to adopt the method of the brief, scholarly Schulgrammatik . Besides the Latin
See also:classics commonly read in secondary courses and other text-books in " Bennett's Latin Series," he edited Tacitus's Dialogus de Oratoribus (1894), and
See also:Cicero's De Senectute (1897) and De Amicitia (1897) . He wrote, with
See also:George P .
See also:Bristol, The Teaching of Greek and Latin in Secondary Schools (1900), and The Latin Language (1907), and with
See also:Alexander Hammond translated The Characters of
See also:Theophrastus (1902) .
EDWARD BENLOWES (1603 ?-1676)
JAMES GORDON BENNETT (1794-1872)
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