Charles Christopher Mierow

Charles Christopher Mierow (1883–1961)[1] was an American academic and classical scholar.

He had a Princeton Ph.D. in classical languages and literature, and was known as a translator. In years the 1923-1924 and 1925-1934 he was president of Colorado College. He was appointed professor of biography at Carleton College, a position he held from 1935 to 1951.


He translated into English from Latin The Origin And Deeds Of The Goths of Jordanes.[2]

Other works include translation from Otto of Freising:

  • Charles Christopher Mierow, ed. The Deeds of Frederick Barbarossa. By Otto of Freising and his continuator, Rahewin; translated and annotated with an introduction by Charles Christopher Mierow with the collaboration of Richard Emery, reprinted from the 1956 edition ISBN 978-0-231-13419-4 on AC
  • Charles Christopher Mierow (1956). The Hallowed Flame. Principia Press of Illinois.
  • Charles Christopher Mierow (1959). Saint Jerome: The Sage of Bethlehem. Milwaukee, WI: Bruce Publishing Company.


  1. ^ "Departmental History; Carleton College". Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  2. ^ "The Origin and Deeds of the Goths". Retrieved 12 March 2014.

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