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Beaton Roderick

Roderick Beaton is the Emeritus Koraes Professor of Modern Greek and Byzantine History, Language and Literature at King's College London. He is a three-time winner of the Runciman Award, for his books George Seferis: Waiting for the Angel: A Biography, An Introduction to Modern Greek Literature, and Byron's War: Romantic Rebellion, Greek Revolution, which was also shortlisted for the Duff Cooper Prize. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, and in 2019 was made a Commander of the Order of Honour of the Hellenic Republic, in recognition of his 'distinguished contribution to the study of Modern Greek and Byzantine History, Language and Literature'.
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The Greeks: A Global History
It all began on the mountains and islands of Europe's southeastern edge, more than 3,000 years ago.T...
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Greece: Biography of a Modern Nation
We think we know ancient Greece, the civilisation that shares the same name and gave us just about e...
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The Making of Modern Greece: Nationalism, Romanticism, and the Uses of the Past (1797–1896)
Every Greek and every friend of the country knows the date 1821, when the banner of revolution was r...
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Byron's War: Romantic Rebellion, Greek Revolution
Roderick Beaton re-examines Lord Byron's life and writing through the long trajectory of his relatio...
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