The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Emerton, Ephraim

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EMERTON, Bphraim, American historian: b. Salem, Mass., 18 Feb. 1851. He was graduated at Harvard 1871 and studied in Leipzig, becoming instructor in Harvard 1876, and professor of ecclesiastical history there 1882. His works include: ‘Synopsis of History of Continental Europe’; ‘The Study of Church History’; ‘The Practical Method in Higher Historical Education’ (1885); ‘An Introduction to the Study of the Middle Ages’ (1888); ‘Mediæval Europe’ (1894); ‘Desiderius Erasmus’; ‘Heroes of the Reformation’; ‘Sir William Temple und die Tripleallianz vom Jahre, 1668’; ‘Unitarian Thought’ (1911).