Reay, Stephen [pseud. Pileus Quadratus]
- D. S. Margoliouth
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Reay, Stephen [pseud. Pileus Quadratus] (1782–1861), orientalist, only son of the Revd John Reay, born at Montrose, Forfarshire, on 29 March 1782, studied at the University of Edinburgh under the philosopher Dugald Stewart, and graduated in 1802. After ordination in 1806, he was licensed to several curacies, but later in life he resumed his studies at ...