See also:British historian, was
See also:born on the 16th of
See also:October 1861, and was educated at Trinity
See also:Dublin, where he was elected to a fellowship in 1885 . A
See also:fine Greek
See also:scholar, he edited Pindar's Nemean and Isthmian Odes; but he devoted himself chiefly to the study of
See also:history, and was chosen
See also:professor of
See also:modern history at Dublin in 1893, becoming regius professor of Greek in 1898 . He resigned both positions in 1902, when he was elected regius professor of modern history in the university of Cambridge . His
See also:work was mainly concerned with the later
See also:empire, and his edition of Gibbon's Decline and Fall, with a masterly introduction and valuable notes (1896-1900), is the standard text of this history . He also wrote a History of
See also:Greece to the
See also:Death of
See also:Alexander the
See also:Great (19o0); History of the Later Roman Empire,,395-800 (1889) History of the Roman Empire 27 B.C.-180 A.D . (1893);
See also:Life of St Patrick and his Place in History (1905), &c . He was elected a
See also:fellow of
See also:King's College, Cambridge, and received honorary degrees from the
See also:universities of
See also:Aberdeen and Durham .
BURY ST EDMUNDS
OGIER GHISLAIN DE BUSBECQ
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