List of Papyrologists

Papyrology is the study of ancient papyri. There are 63 papyrologists currently on my list. The first papyrologist on my list was born in 1754 and was named Neils Iversen Schow. ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ One papyrologist was born between 1700 and 1799. Twenty-four papyrologists were born between 1800 and 1899, only… Continue Reading


Biography of James Ussher

James Ussher was an Anglo-Irish prelate of the Anglican church who is often remembered for his religious activities and his religious studies. He is known well for his works on chronology and his calculation for the date of creation. He was born in 1581 and died in 1656. ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~… Continue Reading


Denis Pétau Biography

Denis Pétau is more well known by his other name, Dionysius Petavius. He was born in France in 1583 and died in Paris in 1652. He became a Jesuit around age 22. He has been considered to have been a brilliant scholar. He has also been considered the main person who maintained and improved Joseph… Continue Reading


Joseph Justus Scaliger Biography

Joseph Justus Scaliger was born in 1540 and died in 1609. Today, he is known by some as the “father of modern chronology”. His Opus de emendatione tempore of 1583 is regarded by Britannica as being the first work that established a scientific chronology. The same article claims he established numismatics as a “new” and… Continue Reading


Fathers and Founders List

This article was originally based on the information presented in the wiki article [1]. The rest has been filled in after finds from outside of the wiki. This list serves as a reference for when certain studies were officially established. I’m not aware of any other list on the internet which contains information presented in… Continue Reading