George Leonard HUXLEY

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1932-09-23
Education Blundell's, Magdalen Coll Oxford (BA)
Books & Publications Achaeans and Hittites (1960), Early Sparta (1962), The Early Ionians (1966), Greek Epic Poetry from Eumelos to Panyassis (1969), Kythera, Excavations and Studies (ed with J N Coldstream, 1972), Pindar's Vision of the Past (1975), On Aristotle and Greek Society (1979), Homer and the Travellers (1988), author of various articles on Hellenic, Byzantine, and railway subjects
Recreations siderodromophilia
Clubs Athenaeum
Style Prof G L Huxley
Career Mil Serv cmmnd RE 1951, Actg Ops Supt Longmoor Mil Rly 1951; fell All Souls Coll Oxford 1955-61, asst dir Br Sch at Athens 1956-58, visiting lectr Harvard Univ 1958-59 and 1961-62, prof of Greek Queen's Univ Belfast 1962-83, temp asst lectr St Patrick's Coll Maynooth 1984-85, hon research assoc TCD 1984-89, dir Gennadius Library American Sch of Classical Studies Athens 1986-89, hon prof of Greek Trinity Coll Dublin 1989-, adjunct prof of classics and mathematics NUI Maynooth Ireland 2008-; vice-pres Great Central Railway Assoc 1966; memb: Exec NI Civil Rights Assoc 1971-72, Royal Irish Acad Dublin 1971- (sec for polite literature and antiquities 1979-86, sr vice-pres 1984-85 and 1999-2000, hon librarian 1990-94, special envoy 1994-97, vice-pres 1997-98), Irish Advsy Bd Inst of Irish Studies Univ of Liverpool 1996-2004, chm Organising Ctee 8th Int Congress of Classical Studies Dublin 1984, keynote speaker XVI Int Congress of Classical Archaeology Boston 2003; sr vice-pres Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Études Classiques 1984-89, Irish memb Standing Ctee for the Humanities Euro Sci Fndn Strasbourg 1978-86, memb: Managing Ctee American Sch of Classical Studies Athens 1990-, Int Komm Thesaurus Linguae Latinae (Munich) 1999-2001; visiting prof of history Univ of Calif San Diego 1990; hon pres Classical Assoc of Ireland 1999; Cromer Greek Prize 1963; Hon LittD Dublin, Hon DLitt Belfast, Hon DLitt NUI Maynooth 2013; patron Irish Inst of Hellenic Studies Athens 1998-; memb Academia Europaea 1990 (chm Classics subject gp 1995-96); FSA, MRIA; Hon Freeman of Kythera 2012
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