Thomas A. Brady

Fellow: Awarded 1936

Field of Study: Classics

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 09-24-1902

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1935–36:
(Profile photograph: Peterson's Studio, Columbia, Missouri)


BRADY, THOMAS ALLAN:  Appointed for a study, chiefly in Italy, Greece and Egypt, of the sculpture and figured monuments relating to the cult of the Egyptian gods in Hellenistic and Roman periods; also studies of the remains of temples of those deities which have been excavated in Italy and the Aegean area; tenure, twelve months from August 1, 1936.


Born September 24, 1902, at Richmond, Missouri.  Education:  University of Missouri, A.B., 1924; Harvard University, A.M., 1926, Ph.D., 1931 (A. C. Coolidge Fellow in History, 1929–30).


Instructor in History, 1926–29, Assistant Professor, 1930—, University of Missouri.


Publications:  The Reception of Egyptian Cults by the Greeks 330–30 b.c., 1935; The Gymnasium in Ptolemaic Egypt, 1936.



Son: Thomas A Brady Jr., Guggenheim Fellow in German & East European History, 1988