Grenfell, Bernard Pyne

Grenfell, Bernard Pyne

(grĕn`fĕl), 1869–1926, English classical scholar and Egyptologist. With Arthur Surridge Hunt he discovered at Oxyrhynchus the Logia of Jesus (see Agrapha of JesusAgrapha of Jesus
[gr.,=unwritten], sayings attributed to Jesus not found in the canonical Gospels, but found elsewhere in the New Testament, the Apocryphal Gospels, the early Fathers, and the Qur'an.
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). He became in 1908 professor of papyrology at Oxford and helped edit the Oxyrhynchus Papyri (9 vol., 1897–1912) and other similar works.
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