Robert Yelverton Tyrrell

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Robert Yelverton Tyrrell (January 21, 1844, Ballingarry – September 19, 1914, Dublin) was an Irish classical scholar who was Regius Professor of Greek at Trinity College, Dublin.


He was educated at Trinity College where he subsequently became a fellow in 1868 and professor of Latin in 1871. From 1880 to 1898, he was Regius professor of Greek, and from 1900 to 1904 professor of ancient history. He was a Commissioner of Education for Ireland and one of the original fellows of the British Academy.


Amongst his published works were: