Mortimer Lamson Earle

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Mortimer Lamson Earle, Ph. D. (1864 – 1905) was an American classical scholar. He was born in New York, and educated at Columbia College of Columbia University, receiving his doctorate in 1889. He was employed at Barnard College and Columbia University. He edited EuripidesAlcestis (1895); SophoclesŒdipus Tyrannus (1900); and EuripidesMedea (1904). His numerous contributions to learned periodicals were collected in The Classical Papers of Mortimer Lamsom Earle, with a Memoir (New York, 1912).

After his death, his students and friends gave his library to his alma mater, Columbia University.