Jeremiah Markland


Jeremiah Markland

Jeremiah Markland (October 18 (or 29) 1693 - July 7, 1776), English classical scholar, was born at Childwall in Liverpool on the 29th (or 18th) of October 1693. He was educated at Christ's Hospital and Peterhouse, Cambridge. He died at Milton, near Dorking.

Works

His most important works are

*"Epistola critica" (1723)
*the "Sylvae" of Statius (1728)
*notes to the editions of Lysias by Taylor, of Maximus of Tyre by Davies, of Euripides's "Hippolytus" by Musgrave
*editions of Euripides's "Supplices", "Iphigenia in Tauride" and "in Aulide" (ed. T. Gaisford 1811)
*Remarks on the "Epistles" of Cicero to Bruins (1745).

References

*John Nichols, "Literary Anecdotes" (1812), iv. 272
* biography by Friedrich August Wolf, "Literarische Analekten", ii. 370 (1818)
*1911


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