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Douglas Maurice MacDowell 1931–2010

CHRIS CAREY

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 172, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, X

Published by British Academy

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780197264904
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191754081 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5871/bacad/9780197264904.003.0011

Series: Proceedings of the British Academy

Douglas Maurice MacDowell 1931–2010

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Douglas Macdowell, one of the most distinguished students of Greek oratory, law and comedy of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, was for 30 years Professor of Greek at Glasgow University. He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1993 and was also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Obituary by Chris Carey.

Keywords: obituary; Douglas MacDowell; British Academy; Edinburgh; oratory Greek; Chris Carey

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Subjects: Methods and Historiography

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