Elaine Matthews

E. Matthews
Elaine Matthews BA BPhil (19 August 1942 - 26 June 2011) was a British classical scholar at the University of Oxford and one of the principal contributors to the Lexicon of Greek Personal Names.wikipedia
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Ancient Greek personal names

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In 2010, after she had retired, she was the dedicatee of a Festschrift on Ancient Greek personal names in honour of her distinguished career, containing a collection of scholarly essays on Greek onomastics but with an appreciation of Matthews as a scholar by Alan Bowman as its first chapter.
Several volumes of studies have been published that build on the new foundation created by these comprehensive collections: S. Hornblower and E. Matthews (2000);

Simon Hornblower

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A Lexicon of Greek Personal Names I-IV (with Simon Hornblower). Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1987-2005.
Since 1979, he has been involved with the Lexicon of Greek Personal Names and co-edited Greek Personal Names: Their Value as Evidence (Oxford University Press, 2000), a role in which he co-operated closely with Elaine Matthews.

University of Oxford

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Elaine Matthews BA BPhil (19 August 1942 - 26 June 2011) was a British classical scholar at the University of Oxford and one of the principal contributors to the Lexicon of Greek Personal Names. After a break to raise her two daughters, Matthews embarked on a research career in Greek onomastics at the University of Oxford.

St Hilda's College, Oxford

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Matthews was an alumna of St Hilda's College, Oxford, where she took a BA in Literae Humaniores (1960–64) and was a pupil of Barbara Levick. She was a supernumerary fellow of St Hilda's College, Oxford from 1996 and was honorary secretary for the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies, of which she was also a trustee, for twenty-one years.

Literae humaniores

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Matthews was an alumna of St Hilda's College, Oxford, where she took a BA in Literae Humaniores (1960–64) and was a pupil of Barbara Levick.

Barbara Levick

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Matthews was an alumna of St Hilda's College, Oxford, where she took a BA in Literae Humaniores (1960–64) and was a pupil of Barbara Levick.

Master of Philosophy

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She went on to take the MPhil (then BPhil) in Ancient History, working on Lucian.

Bachelor of Philosophy

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She went on to take the MPhil (then BPhil) in Ancient History, working on Lucian.

Lucian

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She went on to take the MPhil (then BPhil) in Ancient History, working on Lucian.

Onomastics

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After a break to raise her two daughters, Matthews embarked on a research career in Greek onomastics at the University of Oxford.

Festschrift

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In 2010, after she had retired, she was the dedicatee of a Festschrift on Ancient Greek personal names in honour of her distinguished career, containing a collection of scholarly essays on Greek onomastics but with an appreciation of Matthews as a scholar by Alan Bowman as its first chapter.

Alan Bowman

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In 2010, after she had retired, she was the dedicatee of a Festschrift on Ancient Greek personal names in honour of her distinguished career, containing a collection of scholarly essays on Greek onomastics but with an appreciation of Matthews as a scholar by Alan Bowman as its first chapter.

Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies

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She was a supernumerary fellow of St Hilda's College, Oxford from 1996 and was honorary secretary for the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies, of which she was also a trustee, for twenty-one years.

Netherton, Wakefield

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Matthews was born in Netherton, Yorkshire, but grew up in Birmingham.