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Michael I. Rostovtzeff, professor of Ancient History and Archaeology at Yale, will deliver the annual Ingersoll Lecture on "The Immortality of Man" at the Divinity School as an event of its Alumni Visitation Day, April 26, it was announced today.
George Lyman Kittredge '82, Gurney Professor of English Literature, emeritus, gave the lecture last year, selecting as his subject "Ideas of the After Life in the Teutonic Religions."
At the Tercentenary Celebration Dr. Rostovtzeff received an honorary Litt. D. with the citation: "The social and economic historian of the Roman empire, whose fruitful study of aniquity accumulates for all who read centuries of rich experience."
The Massachusetts Historical Society, The American Academy of Arts, and The American Historical and Sciences Society include him as a member. Among his writings of the ancient world are "A History of the Ancient World," "The Roman Empire," and "Mystic Italy."
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