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The life of Richard Porson

by Watson, J. S.

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Published by Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Porson, Richard, -- 1759-1808,

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA85 .W3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 431, [1] p.
    Number of Pages431
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22177085M
    LC Control Number30031949

    Richard Porson (East-Ruston (), december – London, szeptember ) angol filológus. Élete. Cambridge-ben tanult, ben ugyanott a görög nyelv tanára, ben a londoni Royal Institution könyvtárnoka lett. Jelentékeny szövegkritikai működést fejtett ki; akkora lángésszel, hogy közönségesen Bentley mellé helyezik. Életében csak Aiszkhülosz- és Elhunyt: szeptember (48 évesen), London. In , Richard Porson resigned the fellowship he had held at Cambridge for years and moved to humble lodgings in London. But by winter, he was appointed Regius Professor of Greek, and Cambridge was thus able to retain a scholar whose fame was legendary in his own time for both wit and wisdom.

    Porson is a typeface in the Greek alphabet based on the handwriting of the English classicist Richard Porson, who, as his biographer writes, "excelled in writing with neatness and beauty" and "wrote notes on the margins of books with such studied accuracy that they rivalled print".. The face was based on Porson's transcription of the Medea. Richard Austin was commissioned by the Cambridge. Richard Porson, född 25 december , död 25 september , var en brittisk filolog.. Porson var professor vid Trinity College i har vid sidan av Richard Bentley ansetts som Storbritanniens främste publicerade bland annat utgåvor av Aischylos (), Euripides Hekabe (), där han lade fram betydande upptäckter rörande den grekiska trimeterns.

    Richard Porson (lahir 25 Desember – meninggal 25 September pada umur 48 tahun) adalah seorang sarjana klasik Inggris. Ia adalah penemu Hukum Porson.. Kehidupan awal. Ia lahir di East Ruston, dekat North Walsham, Norfolk, sebagai putra sulung dari Huggin adalah putri seorang pembuat sepatu dari desa tetangga Bacton.. Bacaan tambahanPengawasan otoritas: BIBSYS: , . Porson synonyms, Porson pronunciation, Porson translation, English dictionary definition of Porson. n Richard. –, English classical scholar, noted for his editions of Aeschylus and Euripides. Porson - definition of Porson by The Free Dictionary arguing that "books may be merely a tree of knowledge, or they may become to us a tree.


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PORSON, RICHARD (–), Greek scholar, was born on 25 Dec. at East Ruston, near North Walsham, Norfolk, where his father, Huggin Porson, was parish clerk; his mother, Anne, was the daughter of a shoemaker named Palmer in the neighbouring village of Bacton.

Richard was the second of four children, having two brothers and a sister. RICHARD PORSON was born on Christmas Day,in the poor Nor­folk village of East Ruston. His father, Huggin Porson, was a weaver, and had married a shoemaker’s daughter, one Anne Palmer, from a neighbouring village.

Huggin’s wife, like many of the poorer people in the eighteenth century, had apparently spent some time in service. Richard Porson had a remarkable memory. Being one day in the shop of Priestly the bookeseller, a gentleman came in and asked for a particular edition of Demosthenes.RICHARD PORSON (), English classical scholar, was born on Christmas Day at East Ruston, near North Walsham, in Norfolk, the eldest son of Huggin Porson, parish clerk.

His mother was the daughter of a shoemaker named Palmer, of the neighbouring village of Bacton.Richard Porson (), Greek scholar. Regency Portraits Catalogue Entry. Sitter in 9 portraits A classical scholar, the most brilliant of the English school that devoted itself to the task of freeing Greek texts from corruption introduced through the centuries.