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  • SAMUEL JOHNSON (1709-1784), English writer and lexicographer, was the son of Michael Johnson (1656-1731), bookseller and magistrate of Lichfield, who married in 1706 Sarah Ford (1669-1759).
  • JOHN JAMIESON (1759-1838), Scottish lexicographer, son of a minister, was born in Glasgow, on the 3rd of March 1759.
  • There is a fine prose translation of the Odyssey by Sweinbjorn Egillson, the lexicographer, both faithful and poetic in high degree.
  • 1838), sometime editor of the Archie fiir slavische Philologie; the historians Sime Ljubic (1822-1896) and Vjekoslav Klaic, author of several standard works on Croatia and the Croats; the lexicographer Bogoslav Sulek (1816-1895); the ethnographer and philologist Franko Karelac (1811-1874).
  • The incidents of his life are shrouded by uncertain traditions, which naturally sprang up in the absence of any authentic record; the earliest biography was by one of the Sorani, probably Soranus the younger of Ephesus, in the 2nd century; Suidas, the lexicographer, wrote of him in the 11th, and Tzetzes in the 12th century.

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