Anna Elbina Laura Margherita MORPURGO DAVIES

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1937-06-21
Education Liceo-Ginnasio Giulio Cesare Rome, Univ of Rome (MA)
Books & Publications Mycenaeae Graecitatis Lexicon (1963), Studies in Greek, Italic and Indo-European Linguistics offered to L R Palmer (ed with W Meid, 1976), Linear B/A 1984 Survey (ed with Y Duhoux, 1985), La Linguistica dell' Ottocento (1996), Nineteenth Century Linguistics (1998), A Companion to Linear B Vol I-II (ed with Y Duhoux, 2008-11); numerous articles in Br and foreign periodicals; Festschrift: Indo European Perspectives, Studies in honour of Anna Morpurgo Davies (ed by J H W Penney, 2004)
Recreations N/A
Clubs
Style Prof Anna Morpurgo Davies, DBE, FSA, FBA
Career assistente in classical philology Univ of Rome 1959-61, jr fell Center for Hellenic Studies Washington DC 1961-62, lectr in classical philology Univ of Oxford 1964-71, fell St Hilda's Coll Oxford 1966-71, prof of comparative philology Univ of Oxford 1971-2004 (Diebold prof of comparative philology 2003-04, prof emeritus 2004-), fell Somerville Coll Oxford 1971-2004 (emeritus fell 2004-); visiting prof: Univ of Pennsylvania 1971, Yale Univ 1977, Univ of Calif Berkeley 2006 and 2007; Collitz prof Linguistic Soc of America 1975, Semple lectr Univ of Cincinnati 1983, TBL Webster prof Stanford Univ 1988, Jackson lectr Harvard Univ 1990; Sather prof of classical literature Univ of Calif Berkeley 2000; delegate OUP 1992-2004; pres Br Philological Soc 1976-80 (hon vice-pres 1980-); foreign hon memb American Acad of Arts & Sciences 1986, corresponding memb Oesterreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Wien) 1988, hon memb Linguistic Soc of America 1993, memb Academia Europaea 1989, foreign memb American Philosophical Soc 1991, corresponding memb Académie des inscriptions et belles-lettres, Institut de France 1992, Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften 1998, foreign memb Accademia dei Lincei 2010; Premio Linceo per la Linguistica Accademia dei Lincei 1996; hon fell St Hilda's Coll Oxford 1972; Hon DLitt: Univ of St Andrews 1981, Univ de Nancy 2009; FSA 1974, FBA 1985
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