Syme, Ronald
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New Zealand-British ancient historian. Born Eltham, New Zealand, 11. 3. 1903, died Oxford 4. 9. 1989. Read classics 1921–1923 at Auckland and Wellington; from 1925 studied at Oriel College, Oxford. 1929–1949 fellow and tutor in ancient history at Trinity College, Oxford. 1942–1945 prof. of classical philology at Univ. of Istanbul; 1949–1970 Camden Prof. of Ancient History at Univ. …

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Rebenich, Stefan, “Syme, Ronald”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 18 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00695>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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