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Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801–1889)

Woolsey, Theodore Dwight. An American educator; born in New York City, Oct. 31, 1801; died in New Haven, CT, July 1, 1889. He edited the ‘Alcestis’ of Euripides (1833); the ‘Antigone’ (1835), and the ‘Electra’ of Sophocles (1837); the ‘Prometheus’ of Æschylus (1837); and the ‘Gorgias’ of Plato (1842). He published his inaugural address, ‘College Education’ (1846); ‘Historical Discourse upon Yale College’ (1850); ‘Introduction to the Study of International Law’ (1860); ‘An Essay on Divorce and Divorce Legislation’ (1869); a book of sermons, ‘The Religion of the Present and the Future’ (1871).