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A. D. Godley


Who is A. D. Godley?

A. D. Godley: Alfred Denis Godley was an English classical scholar and author of humorous poems. From 1910 to 1920 he was Public Orator at the University of Oxford, a post that involved composing citations in Latin for the recipients of honorary degrees. One of these was for Thomas Hardy who received an Honorary D. Litt. in 1920, and whose treatment of rural themes Godley compared to Virgil.

  • born in (160 years ago)
  • nationality: England
  • died in (91 years ago)
  • written works: "Socrates And Athenian Society In His Day", "The Histories Of Tacitus", "I believe in democracy", "The philosophy of Bergson", "The two moralities", "The good and the clever", "The churches and democracy", "The moral teaching of Jesus", "The modern democratic state", "The essentials of democracy", "Karl Marx's Capital", "Religion, science, and society in the modern world", "Toleration and democracy", "The nature of religious truth", "The Motor Bus"

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Women in the Ancient World (2001)

by Joyce E. Salisbury

A. D. Godley. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925. Artists, Hellenistic During the Hellenistic period (beginning with the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C.), there were many more opportunities for women to be involved in work ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt (2008)

by Morris L. Bierbrier

A. D. Godley. Loeb Classical Library. London: William Heinemann, 1921. Horapollo. The Hieroglyphics, trans. George Boas. Bollinger Series XXIII. New York: Pantheon Books, 1950. New edition with new foreword, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (1999)

by Elizabeth M. Knowles

A. D. GODLEY • JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE 342 1 GEORGES FRANJU: Movies should have a beginning, a middle and an end. JEAN-LUC GODAKD: Certainly, but not necessarily in that order. in Time 14 September lyHi; rf. Aristotle ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1916)

A. D. Godley, Oxford in the Eighteenth Century (New York, 1908) ...

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