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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Ralph Marcus. Papers 1934-1949

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Marcus, Ralph. Papers

Dates:

1934-1949

Size:

.linear ft. (1 folder)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Ralph Marcus, professor at the University of Chicago (1943-1956). Marcus was a professor of Hellenistic Culture at the University of Chicago, serving as a faculty member in the Department of Oriental Languages and Literatures, Classics, and the Federated Theological Faculty. The collection consisted of reprints of selected publications from 1934-1949.

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Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Marcus, Ralph. Papers, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Biographical Note

Ralph Marcus was born in San Francisco on August 17, 1900. He received his B.A. from Columbia University summa cum laude in 1919. He received his A.M. from Columbia in 1920 and his Ph.D. in 1927. He was a lecturer in Semitic languages at Columbia University and later a professor of Semitic philology at the Jewish Institute of Religion. In 1943 he became an associate at the University of Chicago and in 1950 he became professor of Hellenistic Culture, serving as a faculty member in the Department of Oriental Languages and Literatures, Classics, and the Federated Theological Faculty.

Marcus died on December 25, 1956.

Scope Note

Ralph Marcus was a professor of Hellenistic Culture at the University of Chicago (1950-1956), serving as a faculty member in the Department of Oriental Languages and Literatures, Classics, and the Federated Theological Faculty. The collection consisted of reprints of selected publications from 1934-1949.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1   Folder 1

  • "Notes on Torrey's translations of the Gospels," reprint, 1934
  • "Recent Literature on Philo, (1924-1934)," reprint, 1935
  • "The Tree of Life in Proverbs," reprint, 1943
  • "Jewish and Greek Elements in the Septuagint," reprint, 1945
  • "Alphabetic Acrostics in the Hellenistic and Roman Periods," reprint, 1947
  • "Traditional and Personal Religion," reprint, 1947
  • "Notes on the Armenian Text of Philo's Quaestiones In Genesin, Books I-III," reprint, 1948
  • "Wolfson's Revaluation of Philo: A Review Article," reprint, 1949
  • "Job and God," reprint, 1949