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classical language educator

Manuel Cecilio Diaz y Diaz, Spanish classical language educator. Recipient Gold medal of Compostela, City Council, Santiago, Spain, 1994, Silver medal of Galicia, Regional Government, 1988, Spain National Prize for Research in Humanities, 1998, International prize Group University Composile, 2003. Fellow Medieval Academy American, Ehrenmitgl. Zentraldirektion Monumenta Germaniae Historica Munich, Academy Ciencias Lisbon (correspondent).

Background

Diaz, Manuel Cecilio Diaz y was born on August 14, 1924 in Mugardos-La Coruña, Spain. Son of Manuel and Ana Diaz.

Education

Doctor of Classical Philology, University Madrid, 1945. Doctor of Letters, University Madrid, 1949. Doctor of Letters (honorary), University Lisbon, Portugal, 1981.

Doctor of Letters (honorary), University Salamanca, Spain, 1993. Doctor of Letters (honorary), University León, Spain, 2001. Doctor of Letters (honorary), University Coimbra, Porrtugal, 2002.

Career

Professor University Valencia, Spain, 1953-1956, University Salamanca, Spain, 1956-1968, University Santiago, Spain, 1968-1989, professor emeritus, since 1989. President Agency for Quality, Galician University, 2001.

Membership

Fellow Medieval Academy American, Ehrenmitgl. Zentraldirektion Monumenta Germaniae Historica Munich, Academy Ciencias Lisbon (correspondent).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, walking.

Connections

Son of Manuel and Ana D. M. Joaquina de Bustamante. Children: José Manuel, Joaquin, Pilar, Mercedes, Jaime.

father:
Manuel Diaz

mother:
Ana Diaz

spouse:
Joaquina de Bustamante

child:
Mercedes Diaz

child:
Joaquin Diaz

child:
Pilar Diaz

child:
Jaime Diaz

child:
José Manuel Diaz