Richard Dacre Archer-Hind
Richard Dacre Archer–Hind (1849-1910) came from an ancient Northumbrian family. He was a renowned Greek scholar with a special interest in the works of Plato and was a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge (1873-1910).
>In 1888, he brought out his magnum opus, an original and complete edition of the difficult, important, and neglected ‘Timæus,’ which gave a new impetus to Platonic studies. This translation< was used by Lewis Spence together with the better-known Jowett version to produce a composite text for The History of Atlantis. Archer-Hind’s translation is available to be read or downloaded online(a).