At the University of Granada, where he received a scholarship to study philology, he fell in love with García Lorca’s work and began writing poetry. —New York Times (Apr 16, 2014)
Papyrology is a study that combines aspects of textual scholarship, philology, and archeology.
The most prodigious of British autodidacts was Joseph Wright, a Victorian workhouse boy who became professor of comparative philology at Oxford.
The Liberation Philology series of language learning apps includes both ancient and modern languages.
Philology literally means, after all, "love of words" or "love of learning."