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Henry Osborn Taylor

Taylor, Henry Osborn, 1856–1941, American historian and legal scholar, b. New York City. His lifework was the study of ancient and medieval civilizations. Among his books are Ancient Ideals (1896); his masterpiece, The Medieval Mind (1911); Thought and Expression in the Sixteenth Century (2d ed. 1930); and A Historian's Creed (1939).

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