Kenneth Dover#


Kenneth Dover
Sadly, this member passed away.
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Kenneth Dover passed away March 10, 2010.

Positions held
  • 1981 - 2005 Chancellor of the University of St Andrews
  • 1976 - 1986 President of Corpus Christi College, Oxford
  • 1955 - 1976 Professor of Greek at St. Andrews, twice Dean of the Faculty of Arts

Fields of Scholarship
  • Greek linguistics
  • Greek history
  • Greek drama
  • Greek oratory

Honours and Awards
  • 1966 Fellow of the British Academy, 1978 - 1981 President
  • 1975 Member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
  • Foreign Member of the American and the Royal Netherlands Academies of Arts and Sciences
  • 1977 Knighthood for services to Greek scholarship
  • Recipient of honorary degrees from the Universities of Oxford, St Andrews, Birmingham, Bristol, London, Durham, Liverpool, and Oglethorpe


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