European Scholar

BURY, John Bagnell

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  • Date of Birth: 1861-10-16
  • Born City: Monaghan
  • Born State/Country: Ireland
  • Parents: a clergyman,
  • Date of Death: 1927-06-01
  • Death City: Rome
  • Death State/Country: Italy
  • Education:

    Foyle College, Londonderry; A.B., Trinity College, Dublin, 1882.

  • Professional Experience:

    Fellow, Trinity College, Dublin, 1885-93; prof. modern history, 1893-6; Regius Professor of Greek, 1898-1902; Regius Professor of Modern History, Cambridge, 1902-27.

  • Publications:

    History of the Later Roman Empire from Arcadius to Irene 2 vols. (1889); Pindar Nemeans (1890); Pindar Isthmians (1892); The Student's Roman Empire (27B.C.-180 A.D.) (1893)The History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great (1900); Life of St. Patrick (1905); The Ancient Greek Historians (1909); Christian Roman Empire and the Foundations of the Teutonic Kingdoms (1911); of the Eastern Roman Empire from the Fall of Irene to the Accession of Basil I (1912); History of the Freedom of Thought (1914); History of the Later Roman Empire from the Death of Theodosius to the Death of Justinian, 2 vols. (1923); History of the Papacy in the 19th Century (1930); Selected Essays (1930); The Idea of Progress (1932).

  • Sources:

    Norman H. Baynes, PBA 13 (1927) 368-78; ------ (1929) 184; W.B. Stanford, Ireland and the Classical Tradition (1976) 154-7; G.L. Huxley,  GRBS 17 (1976) 81-104.