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William Gunion Rutherford


1853 - 1907

Classicist and Headmaster of Westminster School. The son of a Peeblesshire clergyman, Rutherford was educated Glasgow High School, the University of St. Andrews and Balliol College, Oxford. Initially intending to follow a medical career, he instead became a noted classical scholar and served as Headmaster of Westminster School (London) from 1883 until 1901. His works include an Elementary Accidence of Attic Greek (1878), the New Phrynichus (1882), Babrius (1883), a First Greek Grammar: Accidence and Syntax (1891) and an edition of the Scholia Aristophanic in three volumes (1896 - 1905).


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