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Roderick McLeod Beaton

Roderick McLeod Beaton, British classicist, educator. Recipient Runciman award, 2004, prize, Hellenic Foundation Culture, 2008; Major Leverhulme fellowship, Leverhulme Trust, England, since 2009. Member of Oxford & Cambridge Club (London).

Background

  • Beaton, Roderick McLeod was born on September 29, 1951 in Edinburgh. Son of Duncan McGillivray and Janet Purves Beaton.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, University Cambridge, England. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cambridge, England, 1976.

    Career

    • Koraes professor modern greek and byzantine history, language and literature King's College London, since 1988.

    Works

    • Author: (novel) Ariadne's children, Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1995.

    Membership

    Member of Oxford & Cambridge Club (London).

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, creative writing.

    Connections

    • Married Fran Mary Downs, August 5, 1978. Children: Nicholas James, Michael Vincent.
    • father: Duncan McGillivray
    • mother: Janet Purves Beaton
    • spouse: Fran Mary Downs
    • children: Nicholas James Beaton
    • Michael Vincent Beaton
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    Born September 29, 1951
    (age 65)
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    • 1976
      University Cambridge
    • 1988
      Koraes professor, modern greek and byzantine history