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John Percival

John Percival, British history educator. Fellow Society Antiquaries (council 1982-1984); member Society for Promotion Roman Studies (council 1973-1976), Classical Association (secretary 1979-1989, vice president since 1989, chairman 1990-1995).

Background

  • Percival, John was born on July 11, 1937 in Great Tey, Essex, England. Son of Walter William and Eva (Bowers) Percival.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Oxford (England) University, 1960. Master of Arts, Oxford (England) University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Oxford (England) University, 1967.

    Career

    • Lecturer ancient history University College, Cardiff, England, 1962-1972, senior lecturer England, 1972-1979, reader England, 1979-1985. Professor ancient history University Wales College of Cardiff, since 1985, deputy principal, 1987-1990.

    Works

    • A Roman Villa (Inside Story)
    • Illustrations and text describe life in the villa of a wealthy family situated in the countryside outside Rome during the first century A.

    Religion

    Denomination: Anglican

    Membership

    Fellow Society Antiquaries (council 1982-1984). Member Society for Promotion Roman Studies (council 1973-1976), Classical Association (secretary 1979-1989, vice president since 1989, chairman 1990-1995).

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Carole Ann Labrum, August 12, 1962 (deceased September 1977). Children: Alice Mary Ann, Jessica Jane. Married Jacqueline Ann Gibson, September 10, 1988.
    • father: Walter William Percival
    • mother: Eva (Bowers) Percival
    • spouses: Carole Ann Labrum
    • Jacqueline Ann Gibson
    • children: Alice Mary Ann Percival
    • Jessica Jane Percival
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    Born July 11, 1937
    Nationality
    • 1960
      Oxford (England) University
    • 1963
      Oxford (England) University
    • 1967
      Oxford (England) University
    • 1962 - 1972
      Lecturer, ancient history University College
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1979 - 1985
      Lecturer, ancient history University College
    • 1985
      professor, ancient history University Wales College of Cardiff
    • 1987 - 1990
      professor, ancient history University Wales College of Cardiff