Ethan Allen Andrews (lexicographer)

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Ethan Allen Andrews (1787–1858) was an American educator and writer,


Andrews was born in Connecticut, and graduated at Yale in 1810. He practiced law for several years, then (1822–1828) was professor in the University of North Carolina of ancient languages, after which he taught at New Haven and Boston.


He published a number of Latin textbooks and in 1850 a Latin-English lexicon, based on Freund which went through many revisions and came to be known as Harper's Latin Dictionary (1907). He published with Solomon Stoddard a Latin grammar, long very popular. A monograph, Slavery and the Domestic Slave Trade in the United States, was printed in Boston in 1836. Other publications include "First Latin Book"; "Latin Reader"; "Viri Romae"; "Latin Lessons"; "Andrews' and Stoddard's Latin Grammar"; "Synopsis of Latin Grammar"; "Questions on the Latin Grammar"; "Latin Exercises"; "Key to Latin Exercises"; "Exercises in Latin Etymology"; "Caesar's Commentaries"; "Sallust"; and "Ovid".


  • Hubbard Winslow, Eulogy on the Late Professor E. A. Andrews (Boston, 1858)