See also:English classical
See also:scholar, was
See also:born at Harming, near
See also:Maidstone, on the 5th of
See also:September 1834 . He was educated at
See also:Rugby, and Balliol College,
See also:Oxford . In 1858 he became
See also:fellow of Trinity College, Oxford, and in 1870
See also:professor of Latin at University College,
See also:London . In 1876 he returned to Oxford, where from 1883 to 1893 he held the university readership in Latin . In 1893 he succeeded
See also:Henry Nettleship as professor . His chief
See also:work has been on Catullus, whom he began to study in 1859 . His first Commentary on Catullus (1876) aroused
See also:interest, and called forth a
See also:flood of
See also:criticism . In 1889 appeared a second and enlarged edition, which placed its author in the first
See also:rank of authorities on Catullus . Professor
See also:Ellis quotes largely from the are among the finest in India . They are first mentioned by early
See also:Italian commentators, maintaining that the
See also:land where i Ma'sudi, the Arabic geographer of the loth century, but merely the
See also:Renaissance originated had done more for scholarship than is as a celebrated place of pilgrimage . The caves differ from those commonly recognized . He has supplemented his critical work of
See also:Ajanta in consequence of their being excavated in the sloping by a
See also:translation (1871, dedicated to
See also:Tennyson) of the poems in sides of a
See also:hill and not in a nearly perpendicular cliff .
They the metres of the originals . Another author to whom Professor extend along the
See also:face of the hill for a mile and a quarter, and are Ellis has devoted many years' study is Manilius, the astrological poet . In 1891 he published Nodes Manilianae, a series of
See also:dissertations on the Astronomica, with emendations . He has also treated
See also:Avianus, Velleius Paterculus and the Christian poet Orientius, whom he edited for the Vienna Corpus Scriptorum Ecclesiasticorum . He edited the
See also:Ibis of Ovid, the Aetna of the younger
See also:Lucilius, and contributed to the Anecdota Oxoniensia various unedited Bodleian and other
See also:manuscripts . In 1907 he published Appendix Vergiliana (an edition of the minor poems); in 1908 The Annalist L,icinianus .
GEORGE ELLIS (1753-1815)
SIR HENRY ELLIS (1777-1869)
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