Jeremiah Markland (October 18 (or 29) 1693 – July 7, 1776) was an English classical scholar.
He left Cambridge in 1728 to act as private tutor to the son of W. Strode of Punsbourn, Hertfordshire, returning to the university in 1733. At a later date he lived at Twyford, and in 1744 went to Uckfield, Sussex, in order to superintend the education of the son of his former pupil, Mr. Strode. In 1752 he fixed his abode at Milton Court, near Dorking, Surrey, and remained there, living in great privacy, to the end of his days.
He died at Milton, near Dorking.
His most important works are
- Epistola critica (1723)
- the Sylvae of Statius (1728)
- notes to the editions of Lysias by Taylor, of Maximus of Tyre by Davies, of Euripides's Hippolytus by Musgrave
- editions of Euripides's Supplices, Iphigenia in Tauride and in Aulide (ed. T. Gaisford 1811)
- Remarks on the Epistles of Cicero to Bruins (1745).
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Sutton, Charles William (1893). "Markland, Jeremiah". In Lee, Sidney. Dictionary of National Biography. 36. London: Smith, Elder & Co.
- John Nichols, Literary Anecdotes (1812), iv. 272
- biography by Friedrich August Wolf, Literarische Analekten, ii. 370 (1818)
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Markland, Jeremiah". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
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