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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

John Pentland Mahaffy (1839–1919)

Mahaffy, John Pentland. An Irish classical scholar and historian; born at Chapponnaire, Switzerland, July 12, 1839; died in 1919. He held the professorship of ancient history at Trinity College, Dublin. He published: ‘Social Life in Greece’ (3d ed. 1877); ‘Rambles and Studies in Greece’ (2d ed. 1878); ‘Greek Life and Thought’ (1888); ‘Greece under Roman Sway’ (1890); ‘History of Greek Classical Literature’ (3 vols., 2d ed. 1896); ‘The Empire of the Ptolemies’ (1896); etc. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).