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Singers and Songs

It is a rare thing for a classicist to emerge from the shadows of the dimly lit academic departmental office into the bright light of celebrity, or at least public renown. Consider, for example, the three greatest classical scholars that England has produced: Richard Bentley, Richard Porson, and A. E. Housman. Bentley (1662⁠–⁠1742) edited Horace […]

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