9 September 2017

Paris 2017: Cimetière du Montparnasse: #7: Jacqueline de Romilly

Jacqueline de Romilly (1913–2010) was a philologist and Hellenist who was granted honorary Greek nationality in 1995. She was a member of the Académie française, the first female teacher at the Collège de France, and was known internationally for her works on the language and civilisation of ancient Greece, particularly relating to Thucydide, the subject of her doctoral thesis. Her grave refers to her as Jaqueline David, her maiden name.

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