Author:William Warde Fowler

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William Warde Fowler
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 written by this author are designated in the EB1911 by the initials "W. W. F.* "




  • Life of Julius Caesar (1892)
  • The Roman Festivals of the Period of the Republic (1899) (external scan)
  • 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


  • 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

  • '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'): 122–123. 
  • —— (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. 


  • 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)

Works about Fowler



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

Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1929, 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.

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