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William P Dickson

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William P Dickson

William Purdie Dickson (1823-1901) was Professor of Divinity and Biblical Criticism at the University of Glasgow, 1863-1873, and Professor of Divinity, 1873-1895.

Dickson studied Divinity at St Andrews before his appointment to the Glasgow chair. He was also a curator of Glasgow University Library. A noted scholar, he translated Theodor Mommsen's History of Rome and Roman Provinces.

Reference: Memorials of the Old College of Glasgow, Glasgow, 1871

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow University Archive Services

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curators, Divinity and Biblical Criticism, Glasgow University Library, professors, translators, University of Glasgow



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