classical scholar


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n classical scholar a student of ancient Greek and Latin
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In literature:

Grenville declared to Wellesley that Pitt was the best classical scholar he had ever met.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
For one thing, he's a practical farmer as well as a fine classical scholar.
"Prescott of Saskatchewan" by Harold Bindloss
Both the husband and wife became eminent among the classical scholars of the seventeenth century.
"The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 3, February, 1851" by Various
He founded an exhibition in Elizabeth College, for the best classical and theological scholar.
"Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez. Vol II" by Sir John Ross
BARKER, EDMUND HENRY (1788-1839), English classical scholar, was born at Hollym in Yorkshire.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
The editor reveals himself to be a better scholar, well-read in the classics, than a practical cook, well-versed in kitchen practice.
"Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome" by Apicius
Classical scholars and students of modern literature know how the ass has been treated by poets and romancers.
"Bible Romances" by George W. Foote
He was an elegant scholar, and cultivated classical literature to the last.
"The Greville Memoirs" by Charles C. F. Greville
Distinguished as a man of science, a mathematician, and a classical scholar, Mr. Froude possessed the most fascinating manners imaginable.
"Memoirs of Life and Literature" by W. H. Mallock
Although Clark was before all a classical scholar, he published little in that branch of learning.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various

In news:

Arrowsmith , a scholar and translator of the classics and modern literature who became a widely quoted critic of American higher education, died on Thursday at his home in Brookline, Mass.
On July 22, 1982 authorities in Leningrad arrested Rostislav Evdokimov, a thirty-two-year-old classical scholar and son of the dissident historian Boris Evdokimov.
Nick Frisch is a scholar of classical Chinese.
Yet insofar as we are dominated by one of the classic vices rather than the intellectual and moral virtues, we have ceased to be a true university, which makes it increasingly difficult for us to be true scholars .
This classically designed 'scholars' garden in Vancouver's Chinatown was the first of its kind built outside of Asia.
It's hard to imagine anyone but Kathleen Chalfant as the overbearing but brilliant Dr Vivian Bearing, the frosty classical scholar finding her humanity as she faces ovarian cancer in Margaret Edson's Pulitzer Prize–winning " Wit ".

In science:

Ruhleder, K. 1994. “Rich and Lean Representations of Information for Knowledge Work: The Role of Computing Packages in the Work of Classical Scholars,” ACM Transactions on Information Systems, (12: 2), April, pp. 208-230.
On challenges and opportunities of designing integrated IT platforms for supporting knowledge works in organizations
Within a classical university where there is an atmosphere of interweaving tones and halftones, rich colours and subtle tinges of humanities with exact as well as natural sciences not a single teacher or scholar can stand fully aloof from the problem of two cultures.
Schrodinger's cat and the problem of two cultures