See also:antiquary, was
See also:born in 1738 at Elson in Hampshire, and educated at Winchester and at
See also:Queen's and Magdalen Colleges,
See also:Oxford . His first
See also:work consisted of fragments from the minor Greek poets, with notes (Elegiaca Graeca, 1759); and in 1763 he published a
See also:fine edition of the Arundelian
See also:marbles, Marmora Oxoniensia, with a Latin
See also:translation, and a number of suggestions for supplying thelacunae . He was sent by the Dilettanti Society with
See also:Nicholas Revett, an architect, and Pars, a painter, to explore the antiquities of
See also:Ionia and
See also:Greece (1763—1766); and the result of their work was the two magnificent folios of Ionian antiquities published in 1769 . He subsequently held several
See also:church preferments, including the rectory of Tylehurst, in
See also:Berkshire, where he died on the 9th of
See also:February 181o . Other
See also:works by
See also:Chandler were Inscriptiones Antiquae pleraeque nondum editae (Oxford, 1774); Travels in
See also:Asia Minor (1775); Travels in Greece (1776);
See also:History of Ilium (1803), in which he asserted the accuracy of
See also:Homer's geography . His
See also:Life of
See also:lord high chancellor to
See also:Henry VI., appeared in 1811 . A
See also:complete edition (with notes by Revett) of the Travels in Asia Minor and Greece was published by R .
HENRY WILLIAM CHANDLER (1828-1889)
SAMUEL CHANDLER (1693-1766)
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