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William Wyse

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William Wyse (19 March 1860 – 29 November 1929) was a classical scholar, noted for his work on the Attic orator Isaeus, and a benefactor of the University of Cambridge. Life Wyse was born in Stratford, London. After education at the King Edward VI School, Stratford-upon-Avon and as a scholar at King's School, Canterbury he graduated with first class honours in the Classical Tripos at Trinity College, Cambridge University in 1882, being placed fourth in class. He won the Browne Scholarship and Powis Medal in 1880 and the Waddington Scholarship in 1881. He was elected a member of the Apostles on 1 May 1880. After graduation he submitted a dissertation on Aristotle's Politics to become a fellow of Trinity before becoming a tutor at the London firm of Wren and Gurney. In 1892 University College, London split its previously combined chair in Greek and Latin, awarding the new chair in Greek to Wyse and in Latin to A. E. Housman. The position did not last long, however, as, d
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