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"The Myth of Hercules at Rome" (Michigan, 1906); printed as Myths of Hercules at Rome, U. Mich. Hum. Ser. (Ann Arbor, 1910).
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John Garrett Winter, educator, author, and administrator, was for nearly half a century a teacher of classics in his native Michigan. After a short period at Hope College, Winter began a long, distinguished career at the University of Michigan. He originated the publication Ars Islamica and served as chairman of the Committee on Scholarly Publications for the University of Michigan Press.
AUTHOREdith M. Kovach