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Willson, Basil Wynne

Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.

(1868-1946) UK teacher, Anglican bishop and translator, whose free and (for its time, and considering his Christian background) relatively uncensored translation of the Vera Historia of Lucian was published as Lucian's Wonderland (1899). [JC]

St John Basil Wynne Willson

born Shackleford, Godalming, Surrey: 28 August 1868

died Titan Barrow, Bathford, Somerset: 15 October 1946

works as translator

  • Lucian. Lucian's Wonderland (Edinburgh, Scotland: William Blackwood and Sons, 1899) [trans of the Vera Historia or The True History: illus/A Payne Garnett: hb/]


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