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Kenneth Dover

Kenneth DoverAKA Kenneth James Dover

Born: 11-Mar-1920
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 7-Mar-2010
Location of death: Cupar, Scotland
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Scholar

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Greek Homosexuality

Military service: British Army (WWII, 1941-44)

Father: Percy Dover (civil servant)
Mother: Dorothy Healey
Wife: Audrey Latimer (m. 1947, d. Dec-2009, one son, one daughter)
Son: Alan
Daughter: Catherine

    High School: St Paul's School, London, England
    University: Classics, Balliol College, Oxford University
    Teacher: Fellow, Greek, Balliol College, Oxford University (1948-55)
    Professor: Greek, University of St. Andrews (1955-76)
    Administrator: President, Corpus Christi College, Oxford University (1976-86)
    Administrator: Chancellor, University of St. Andrews (1981-2005)

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    British Academy President (1978-81)
    British Academy Fellow (1966)
    Royal Society of Edinburgh 1975
    Knight of the British Empire 1977

Author of books:
Aristophanic Comedy (1972)
Greek Popular Morality in the Time of Plato and Aristotle (1974, classics)
Greek Homosexuality (1978, classics)
Greek Word Order (1960, classics)
The Greeks and their Legacy (1989, classics)
Marginal Comment (1994, memoir)
The Evolution of Greek Prose Style (1997, classics)


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