See also:American classical
See also:scholar, was
See also:born on the 9th of
See also:February 1849 in
See also:Georgia . He graduated at Harvard University in 1870, and took a
See also:post-graduate course in philosophy there in 1874-1876; studied classical
See also:philology at
See also:Leipzig and
See also:Gottingen in 1876-1877; was tutor in Latin at Harvard from 1877 to r88o, and
See also:professor of Latin in Cornell University from 188o to 1892, when he became professor of Latin and
See also:head of the Latin department of the University of Chicago . From 1894 to 1899 he was chairman and in 1895-1896 first director of the American School of Classical Studies at Rome . He is best known as an
See also:original teacher on questions of syntax . In The Cum-Constructions: Their
See also:History and Functions, which appeared in Cornell University Studies in Classical Philology (1888-1889; and in German version by Neizert in 1891), he attacked
See also:Hoffmann's distinction between absolute and relative temporal clauses as published in Lateinische Zeitpartikeln (1874); Hoffmann replied in 1891, and the best
See also:summary of the controversy is in Wetzel's Der Streit zwischen Hoffmann and
See also:Hale (1892) . Hale wrote also The Sequence of Tenses in Latin (1887-1888), The Anticipatory Subjunctive in Greek and Latin (1894), and a Latin Grammar (1903), to which the parts on sounds, inflection and word-formation were contributed by Carl Darling Buck .
SIR MATTHEW HALE (1609-1676)
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