See also:American Orientalist, was
See also:born in
See also:Connecticut, on the 12th of
See also:December 1837 . He graduated at
See also:College in 1859, was .a tutor there in 1859-1863, graduated at the
See also:Law School in 1865, practised law in New
See also:York City until 1875, and in 1875—1877 taught in the Syrian
See also:Protestant College at
See also:Beirut, where he discovered a valuable
See also:manuscript of the Philoxenian version of a large
See also:part of the New Testament, which he published in part in facsimile in 1884 . He worked with General di
See also:Cesnola in classifying the famous Cypriote collection in the Metropolitan Museum of New York City, and was a curator of that museum from 1885 until his
See also:death in
See also:Mount Vernon, New York, on the 2nd of
See also:July 1896 . He was an eminent authority on
See also:Oriental inscriptions . Following the scanty clues given by
See also:Smith and
See also:Samuel Birch, and working on the data furnished by the di Cesnola collection, he succeeded about 1874 in deciphering an entire Cypriote inscription, and in establishing the Hellenic character of the dialect and the syllabic nature of the script . His
See also:work in Cypriote epigraphy is described in his articles in Scribner's
See also:Magazine, vol . 20 (
See also:June, 188o), pp . 205-211 and in the Journal of the American Oriental Society, vol . 10, No . 2 (188o), pp . 201-218 . He published in facsimile the Antilegomena epistles (1886), which he deciphered from the W .
See also:Williams manuscript, and edited A Critical Bibliography of the Greek New Testament as Published in
See also:America (1884) .
FITZEDWARD HALL (1825-1901)
JAMES HALL (1793–1868)
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