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Ronald Sym

Birthdate: (86)
Birthplace: Eltham, South Taranaki District, Taranaki, New Zealand
Death: September 4, 1989 (86)
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Son of David Sym and Florence Sym

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About Ronald Sym

Sir Ronald Syme, OM, FBA (11 March 1903 – 4 September 1989) was a New Zealand-born historian and classicist. Long associated with Oxford University, he is widely regarded as the 20th century's greatest historian of ancient Rome. His great work was The Roman Revolution (1939), a masterly and controversial analysis of Roman political life in the period following the assassination of Julius Caesar.

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March 11, 1903
Eltham, South Taranaki District, Taranaki, New Zealand
September 4, 1989
Age 86