North American Scholar

ADELEYE, Gabriel

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  • Date of Birth (YYYY-MM-DD): 1940-04-03
  • Born City: Axim
  • Born State/Country: Ghana
  • Parents: David & Victoria A.
  • Date of Death (YYYY-MM-DD): 1994-03-08
  • Death City: Ogbomoso, Oyo State
  • Death State/Country: Nigeria
  • Married: Ruth Oyekan, 1971
  • Education:

    B.A. (Classics) U. of Ghana, 1966; M.A., Princeton 1968; Ph.D., 1971.

  • Professional Experience:

    Instr. to prof. Greek & Roman history, U. of Ghana, 1972-1992; visiting asst. prof., History, U. of New Mexico, 1971-2; U. of Maiduguri, Nigeria; U. of Arkansas at Fayetteville; Fulbright-Hays Vis. Lectr.,  Howard U. (Washington, DC), 1979-80; Fulbright lectr., Monmouth Coll. (IL), 1992.

  • Dissertation:

    “Studies in the Oligarchy of the Thirty” (Princeton, 1971).

  • Publications:

    “Theramenes and the Overthrow of the Four Hundred,” MusAfr 2 (1973) 77-80; “Critias. Member of the Four Hundred?,” TAPA 104 (1974) 1-9; “Theramenes. The End of a Controversial Career,” MusAfr 5 (1976) 9-19; “Critias. From Moderation to Radicalism,” MusAfr 6 (1977-8) 64-73; “The Arginusae Affair and Theramenes' Rejection at the Dokimasiaof 405-4 B.C.,” MusAfr 6 (1977-8) 94-9; “The Purpose of δοκιμασία,” GRBS 24 (1983) 295-306; “The Effect of Geographical Environment on Cyrenaeca,” AncW 24 (1993) 143-8; World Dictionary of Foreign Expressions: A Resource for Readers and Writers, with Kofi Acquah-Dadzie, Thomas J. Sienkewicz, & James T. McDonough (Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 1999).

    See also his online articles in Monmouth College Faculty Forum 5 (1993): "The Odyssey and the Sundiata: Similarities and Differences in the Epics of Two Cultures" at https://department.monm.edu/history/faculty_forum/ADELEYE.htm; and "Portraiture of the Black African by Caucasians in both Antiquity and Modern Times" at https://department.monm.edu/history/faculty_forum/AFRICAN.htm

  • Sources:

    APA Newsletter (June 1994) 10.