Author:William Warde Fowler

William Warde Fowler
English historian and ornithologist, known for his works on ancient Roman religion. Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford; Sub-Rector, 1881-1904. Gifford Lecturer, Edinburgh University, 1908.[1]
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "W. W. F.* "



  • Life of Julius Caesar (1892)
  • The Roman Festivals of the Period of the Republic (1899)
  • Social Life at Rome in the Age or Cicero (1909)
  • The Religious Experience of the Roman People (1911)
  • Rome (1912)
  • Roman Ideas of Deity in the last century before the Christian era (1914), Macmillan
  • Roman Essays and Interpretations (1920), Clarendon Press, Oxford


  • A Year with the Birds (1886; revised editions 1886 and 1889)
  • Tales of the Birds (1888)
  • Summer Studies of Birds and Books (1895) (transcription project)
  • More Tales of the Birds (1902)

Contributions to The ZoologistEdit


  • Study of a Typical Mediaeval Village (1895)
  • Kingham Old and New. Studies in a rural parish (1913), Oxford, Blackwell
  • Essays in Brief for War Time (1916)

Contributions to 1911 Encyclopædia BritannicaEdit

Works about FowlerEdit

  • "Fowler, William Warde," in Encyclopædia Britannica (12th ed., 1922)
  • Julian S. Huxley: W. Warde Fowler. In: British Birds, Volume 15, Number 6, Pp. 143-144 (PDF).
  • William Warde Fowler (1921) Ibis pp. 729-730 PDF
  • Coon, R.H. William Warde Fowler, an Oxford Humanist (1934) [1]
  • Ottewell, G . Warde Fowler's Countryside (1985)
  • Ottewell, G. Warde Fowler of Kingham: Oxford Don and Ornithologist (2010), Winchcombe, Cheltenham : Barn Owl Books


  1. "FOWLER, William Warde". Who's Who, 59: p. 630. 1907. 


Works by this author published before January 1, 1927 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.