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After studying in Leipzig and Munich, Edith Hamilton was invited by M. Carey Thomas to head The Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore; she was only 29. To the students, she was "a venerated presence-remote, terrifying, and incredibly demanding." After her retirement she admitted that she never liked the work.

More to her liking was her life in New York, where she made literary and theatrical friends. The publication of The Greek Way in 1930 brought acclaim, but there was some criticism from scholars about translation and interpretation. Edith Hamilton did not claim to be a scholar; her commitment was to the unverifiable "truths of the spirit" she found in ancient writers. More...

http://www.brynmawr.edu/Acads/Langs/classics/edith_hamilton.htm (Bryn Mawr Colleg)

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