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date: 20 January 2020

Gordon, Arthur Ernestlocked

(07 October 1902–11 May 1989)
  • Charles L. Babcock

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Gordon, Arthur Ernest (07 October 1902–11 May 1989), Latin epigraphist, was born in Marlborough, Massachusetts, the son of Arthur Ernest Gordon, a storekeeper, and Susan Esther Porter. Growing up in modest circumstances, Gordon attended Dartmouth College (1919–1923) and, on the receipt of an A.B. in Latin, was sent on a Dartmouth fellowship to the American Academy in Rome (1923–1925). In 1924 he married Maddalena Belloni, with whom he had one child....

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