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Moses Hadas

Moses Hadas, American educator. Served as civilian Office of Strategic Services, 1943-1946.; Member American Philological Association Beta Kappa.


  • Hadas, Moses was born on June 25, 1900 in Atlanta. Son of David and Gertrude (Draizen) Hadas.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Emory University, 1922. Student Jewish Theological Seminary, 1922-1926. Master of Arts, Columbia, 1925, Doctor of Philosophy., 1930.

      D. Little, Emory University, 1956. Doctor of Humane Letters, Kenyon College, 1958, Lehigh University, 1962.


    • Faculty Columbia, 1925-1928, 30—, successively instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, professor, 1953-1956, Jay professor Greek, since 1956. Faculty U. Cincinnati, 1928-1930.


    • Author: A History of Greek Literature, 1950. Aristeas to Philocrates, 1950. A History of Latin Literature, 1952.

      Ancilla to Classical Reading, 1954. Hellenistic Culture, 1959. Humanism, 1960
    • Old Wine in New Bottles, 1962, others.

      Editor: Complete Works of Tacitus, 1942. Basic Works of Cicero, 1951. The Greek Poets, 1952.

      Translator: Constantine the Great (J. Burckhardt), 1948. Goethe the Poet (Carl Vietor), 1949. The Homeric Gods (W. E. Otto), 1954.

      Three Greek Romances, 1954, others.


    Served as civilian Office of Strategic Services, 1943-1946. Member American Philological Association Beta Kappa.


    • Married Ethel J. Elkus, April.; married second, Elizabeth M. Chamberlayne, 1945. Children: Jane, David.
    • father: David Hadas
    • mother: Gertrude (Draizen) Hadas
    • spouses: Ethel J. Elkus
    • Elizabeth M. Chamberlayne
    • children: Jane Hadas
    • David Hadas
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    Born June 25, 1900
    Died August 17, 1966
    (aged 66)