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... In 1927, Childe was offered the newly created post of Abercromby Professor of Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, so named after the Scottish prehistorian Lord John Abercromby, who had ... British archaeologist who would succeed Childe in his post as Abercromby Professor at Edinburgh ...
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“Indeed, there is hardly the professor in our colleges, who, if he has mastered the difficulties of the language, has proportionally mastered the difficulties of the language, has proportionally mastered the difficulties of the wit and poetry of a Greek poet, and has any sympathy to impart to the alert and heroic reader.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)