Author:William Warde Fowler

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William Warde Fowler
(1847–1921)
English historian and ornithologist, known for his works on ancient Roman religion. Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford; Sub-Rector, 1881-1904. Gifford Lecturer, Edinburgh University, 1908.[1]
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "W. W. F.* "

Works[edit]

Rome[edit]

  • Life of Julius Caesar (1892)
  • The Roman Festivals of the Period of the Republic (1899)
  • Social Life at Rome in the Age or Cicero (1909)
  • The Religious Experience of the Roman People (1911)
  • Rome (1912)
  • Roman Ideas of Deity in the last century before the Christian era (1914), Macmillan
  • Roman Essays and Interpretations (1920), Clarendon Press, Oxford

Ornithology[edit]

  • A Year with the Birds (1886; revised editions 1886 and 1889)
  • Tales of the Birds (1888)
  • Summer Studies of Birds and Books (1895) (transcription project)
  • More Tales of the Birds (1902)

Contributions to The Zoologist[edit]

  • 'The Marsh Warbler in Oxfordshire,' in 3rd series vol 16 (1892), pp. 303–309 PDF
  • 'On the Breeding of the Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustrus,' in 3rd series vol 20 (1896), pp. 286–288 PDF
  • Fowler, W. Warde (1898). "Tree Pipit in January". The Zoologist. 4th series, vol 2 (issue 681, March—section 'Notes and Queries'): 122. 
  • —— (1898). "Rooks and Buttercup Bulbs". The Zoologist. 4 2 (issue 681, March—section 'Notes and Queries'): 124. 
  • —— (1898). "On the Date of the Arrival of the House Martin". The Zoologist. 4 2 (issue 684, June—section 'Notes and Queries'): 267–269. 
  • —— (1898). "The Marsh Warbler in Oxfordshire". The Zoologist. 4 2 (issue 686, August—section 'Notes and Queries'): 356–358. 

Other[edit]

  • Study of a Typical Mediaeval Village (1895)
  • Kingham Old and New. Studies in a rural parish (1913), Oxford, Blackwell
  • Essays in Brief for War Time (1916)

Contributions to 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica[edit]

Works about Fowler[edit]

  • "Fowler, William Warde," in Encyclopædia Britannica (12th ed., 1922)
  • Julian S. Huxley: W. Warde Fowler. In: British Birds, Volume 15, Number 6, Pp. 143-144 (PDF).
  • William Warde Fowler (1921) Ibis pp. 729-730 PDF
  • Coon, R.H. William Warde Fowler, an Oxford Humanist (1934) [1]
  • Ottewell, G . Warde Fowler's Countryside (1985)
  • Ottewell, G. Warde Fowler of Kingham: Oxford Don and Ornithologist (2010), Winchcombe, Cheltenham : Barn Owl Books

References[edit]

  1. "FOWLER, William Warde". Who's Who, 59: p. 630. 1907. 


Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1928, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.