Clyde Pharr, PhD

Clyde Pharr, PhD Clyde Pharr (1883-1972) taught classics at Ohio Wesleyan University (1912-1917), Southwestern Presbyterian University (1918-1924), and Vanderbilt (1924-1950). In 1950, Pharr became a visiting professor of classics at the University of Texas at Austin, where he became a research professor in 1952 and an emeritus research professor in 1966. Pharr received a BS in 1903 and BA in 1905 from East Texas State Teachers College, a BA from Yale University in 1906, and a PhD in classics in 1910 from Yale University. He also studied at the University of Berlin; was awarded an Archeological Institute of America fellowship to the American School of Classical Studies in Athens; attended the Summer School at the University of Besancon, France; and spent a year as an American Field Service Fellow at the University of Paris. His research was focused on Roman law. Pharr authored Homeric Greek: A Book for Beginners (D. C. Heath and Co., 1920) and Vergil's Aeneid: Books I-VI (D. C. Heath and Co., 1964; reprinted by Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 1998), and authored or coauthored numerous works on Roman law.

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