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Nock, Arthur Darbylocked

(21 February 1902–11 January 1963)
  • William M. Calder


Nock, Arthur Darby (21 February 1902–11 January 1963), historian of religion and classical scholar, was born at Portsmouth, England, the son of Cornelius Nock and Alice Mary Ann Page. He attended Trinity College, Cambridge, the college of William Robertson Smith and James G. Frazer, from which he received his B.A. in 1922 and his M.A. in 1926. He was Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge, 1923–1930, University Lecturer in Classics at Cambridge, 1926–1930, and visiting lecturer in the history of religions at Harvard, 1929–1930, having probably obtained the latter position on the recommendation of Gilbert Murray to ...

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