John Dewar Denniston
His parents were James Lawson Denniston, of the Indian Civil Service, and Agnes Guthrie. He was educated at Winchester College and New College, Oxford. He took a First in Classical Moderations (Greek and Latin) in 1908 and a Second in Literae Humaniores (philosophy and ancient history) in 1910.. He was Fellow of Hertford College, Oxford from 1913 until his death.
He served in the First World War, 1914-18, 7th King's Own Scottish Borderers and General Staff War Office. He was twice wounded; he gained the distinctions of Croix de Guerre and O.B.E.
- Greek Literary Criticism (1924)
- Cicero Philippics I and II (1925)
- The Greek Particles (1934)
- Euripides' Electra (1939)
- Oxford Classical Dictionary co-editor, (1949)
- Greek Prose Style (1952)
- Aeschylus' Agamemnon edited with Denys Page, (1957)
- Catalogus Philologorum Classicorum
- Oxford University Calendar 1913, Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1913. pp. 183, 218
- Who's Who 1948, London : A. & C. Black, 1948, p.726.
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