Item I/iii/14 - Musae Sabsecirae, seu Poetica Stromata

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GB 2014 WS-01-GRE-I/iii/14


Musae Sabsecirae, seu Poetica Stromata


  • 1957 (Accumulation)
  • 1676 (Publication)

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8vo, 1 volume

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DUPORT, JAMES, fourth son of Rev. John Duport DD, Master of Jesus Coll. Cambridge, and Rachel, dau. of Right Rev. Richard Cox DD, Bishop of Ely; b. 1606; adm.; KS in 1619; elected to Trinity Coll. Cambridge 1622, adm. scholar 1623; 4th in “ordo” and BA Jan 1626/7; MA 1630; BD 1637; DD 1660; Fellow of Trin. Coll. 1627-c. 1666, Tutor 1635-64, a Senior Fellow 1654, Vice-Master 1655-65; Regius Professor of Greek, Cambridge Univ., 13 Jul 1639 - 54, ejected; ordained; Archdeacon of Stow 14 Aug 1641- res 12 Nov 1641; Prebendary of Lincoln from 14 Aug 1641 (ejected by Parliamentary Visitors 1643, reinstated at Restoration); Lady Margaret Preacher 1646; at Restoration appointed Chaplain to King Charles II and reinstated as Regius Professor of Greek, but soon afterwards resigned his Professorship to make way for his pupil Isaac Barrow; Dean of Peterborough from 27 Jul 1664; Master of Magdalene Coll., Cambridge, from 1668; Vice-Chancellor, Cambridge Univ. 1669; Rector of Boxworth, Cambs., 1668; Rector of Aston Flamville, Leics., Jan 1672/3-77; the most eminent Greek scholar of his day; author, Threnothriambos (Greek translation of Book of Job), 1637, Homeri Gnomologia duplici Parallelismo illustrata, 1660 (of which the preface contains an enthusiastic and grateful address to the School), and other works; d. 17 Jul 1679. DNB.

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  • Latin

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  • Latin

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  • English


  • Latin


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