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Long, George

Long, George (1800-79), an English classical scholar, was born at Poulton, Lancashire, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where, in 1821, he was bracketed with Macaulay for the Craven, and in 1822 was wrangler and senior medallist, becoming fellow of his college in 1823. In 1824 he filled a post in Virginia as lecturer in Ancient Languages, and in 1828 became professor of Greek in London University. From 1842-46 he was professor of Latin at University College, London, and from 1846-49 Reader in Law at the Temple. While in London he had much to do with advancing the Royal Geographical Society. From 1848-71 he was Classical Lecturer at Brighton College, where he was much esteemed. He edited the Journal of Education, Penny Cyclopedia, Biographical Bictionary, Bibliotlteca Classica series, and contributed to other works, and issued versions and editions of classical authors. He also wrote The Beeline of the Roman Republic, 5 vols.