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Gilbert Murray and Clement C. J. Webb

revised by Michael H. Crawford

Bevan, Edwyn Robert (1870–1943), ancient historian and philosopher, was born in London on 15 February 1870, the seventh son of Robert Cooper Lee Bevan (1809–1890), banker, of Fosbury House, Wiltshire, and Trent Park, and the third with his second wife, the translator and poet ...


A. W. Pickard-Cambridge

revised by M. C. Curthoys

Newman, William Lambert (1834–1923), ancient historian and philosopher, the second son of Edmund Lambert Newman, solicitor, of Cheltenham, was born at Cheltenham on 21 August 1834. He was educated at Cheltenham College (1846–51) and at Balliol College, Oxford, which he entered as a scholar in 1851 and where his tutors were ...