Biography, with authorities there collected; lives in Wood's Athenae Oxonienses (Bliss), iv.
'ATHENS ['ABivac, Athenae, modern colloquial Greek `ABitva], the capital of the kingdom of Greece, situated in 2 3° 44' E.
The various theories with regard to the origin of the name are all somewhat unconvincing; it is conceivable that, with the other homonymous Greek towns, such as Athenae Diades in Euboea, A01 vac may be connected etymologically with iivOos, a flower (cf.
This was the City of Hadrian (Hadrianapolis) or New Athens (Novae Athenae); a handsome suburb with numerous villas, baths and gardens; some traces remain of its walls, which, like those of Themistocles, were fortified with rectangular towers.
175; Wood's Athenae (Bliss), iii.
In 1667 he had made the acquaintance of Anthony a Wood at Oxford, and when Wood began to gather materials for his invaluable Athenae Oxonienses, Aubrey offered to collect information for him.
Lists of them are given in Wood's Athenae Oxonienses (ed.
The contemporary notice of South by Anthony Wood in his Athenae is strongly hostile, said to be due to a jest made by South at Wood's expense.
For Burghley's early life, see Cooper's Athenae Cantab.; Baker's St John's Coll., Camb., ed.
In connexion with Kepler's statement the following story, told by Anthony Wood in the Athenae Oxonienses, is of some importance: " It must be now known, that one Dr Craig, a Scotchman..
His most important work, the Athenae Cantabrigienses (1858, 1861), a companion work to the famous Athenae Oxonienses of Anthony a Wood, contains biographical memoirs of the authors and other men of eminence who were educated at the university of Cambridge from 1500 to 1609.
167-168; C. Stanford's Joseph Ailleine; Researches at Batcomb and Frome Selwood; Wood's Athenae (Bliss), iv.
Cooper's Athenae Cantabrigienses.
See Life, edited by Baxter; Joseph Alleine: his Companions and Times, by Charles Stanford (1861); Wood's Athenae, iii.
Folio, Athenae Oxonienses: an Exact History of all the Writers and Bishops who have had their Education in the University of Oxford from 1goo to 1690, to which are added the Fasti, or Annals for the said time.
He was always suspected of being a Roman Catholic, and invariably treated Jacobites and Papists better than Dissenters in the Athenae, but he died in communion with the Church of England.
Wood consulted Dr Hudson about getting a third volume of the Athenae printed in Holland, saying, "When this volume comes out I'll make you laugh again" (Reliq.
This was included in a second edition of the Athenae published by R.
Many of the original papers from which the Athenae was written, as well as several large volumes of Wood's correspondence and all his diaries, are in the Bodleian.
See Anthony a Wood, Athenae Oxonienses, edited by P. Bliss (4 vols., London, 1813-20); J.
Wood, Athenae Oxon.
From Wood's Athenae we glean the details of Airay's college attendance.
A list of his authentic works is given in Cooper's Athenae Cantabrigienses (Cambridge, 1858-1861).
183; Wood's Athenae (Bliss), i.
A complete list of his works is given in the Athenae oxonienses.