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Milman Parry

Born: 20-Jun-1902
Birthplace: Oakland, CA
Died: 3-Dec-1935
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: unspecified [1]

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Scholar

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Homeric scholar


[1] Accidental gunshot.

Father: Isaac Milman Parry
Mother: Marie Alice
Sister: Mary Addison Parry (twin)
Sister: Mary Allison Parry ("Alice", twin)
Wife: Marian Thanhouser (m. 1923, until his death, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Marian Parry (b. 28-Jan-1924)
Son: Adam Milman Parry (b. 1928, d. 1971)

    High School: Oakland Technical High School, Oakland, CA (1919)
    University:
BA, University of California at Berkeley
    University: MA, University of California at Berkeley (1924)
    University: PhD, Sorbonne
    Associate Professor: Greek and Latin, Harvard University (1933-35)

Author of books:
The Making of Homeric Verse: The Collected Papers of Milman Parry (1971, criticism)



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