Dr. John Chadwick was a classical scholar who served as an editor on the Oxford Latin Dictionary and who is internationally renowned for his contribution to the decipherment of the ancient Minoan script, Linear B. He was also a fellow of the British Academy and of Downing College, Cambridge. By the time of his retirement in 1984, he had become the fourth (and last) Perceval Maitland Laurence Reader in Classics at Cambridge. With Michael Ventris he published Documents in Mycenaean Greek (1956) and "Evidence for Greek Dialect in the Mycenaean Archives" in The Journal of Hellenic Studies (1956). He also wrote The Decipherment of Linear B (1958) and The Mycenaean World (1976). For the Swedenborg Society he translated six of Swedenborg's works, including The True Christian Religion and The Last Judgment.
Dr. Jonathan S. Rose is a prodigious translator of Swedenborg and the series editor of the New Century edition of Swedenborg's works. Holder of a BA and a MDiv in religion and a MA and a PhD in Latin, he has worked for years in the study of Neo-Latin and in Swedenborgian research. For the Swedenborg Foundation he has translated True Christianity and has published numerous books and articles, including Swedenborg's Garden of Theology (2010). He was editor of and a contributor to Emanuel Swedenborg: Essays for the New Century Edition on His Life, Work, and Impact (2004).