File 95 - J. Enoch Powell: research rotographs of Thucydides MSS and related notes

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J. Enoch Powell: research rotographs of Thucydides MSS and related notes

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  • [1930s] (Creation)

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(1912–1998)

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John Enoch Powell was born in 1912, the son of Albert Enoch Powell, a schoolmaster. Powell won a scholarship to King Edward's School in Birmingham and in 1930 entered Trinity College as an Entrance Scholar. In 1933 he graduated with a first class in classics and the next year was elected a Junior Research Fellow at Trinity, and studied the Greek historians Thucydides and Herodotus. In 1938 he became Professor of Greek at the University of Sydney. After serving in WWII, Powell turned his back on an academic career and entered politics, for which he is much better known.

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These may not be reproduced without the permission of the original holding repository.

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See also other classical papers of John Enoch Powell, Add.Ms.b.90-94, 96, and Add.Ms.c.113-151, 244, all of which are linked from the collection level record linked below.

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