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Sir Peter Hugh Jefferd Lloyd-Jones FBA (21 September 1922 – 5 October 2009) was a British classical scholar and Regius Professor of Greek at Oxford University.

Lloyd-Jones was educated at Westminster School where he developed an interest in Modern History before being converted to Classics by his Headmaster, J.T. Christie. He pursued undergraduate and postgraduate studies at Christ Church, Oxford. His studies were interrupted by World War II, during which he learned Japanese and served in the Intelligence Corps in India, turning down the opportunity to work at Bletchley Park in order to serve in Burma. He ended the War as a Captain.

He took Greats in 1948 and gained several university prizes and for a while was a Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge. While in Cambridge Lloyd-Jones met his first wife, Frances Hedley, a Classics student at Newnham College, and whom he married in 1953. The couple had two sons and a daughter and were divorced in 1981. In 1951 Lloyd-Jones returned to Oxford where he became the first holder of the E.P. Warren Praelectorship at Corpus Christi, Oxford.

He supervised many distinguished PhD students, including Martin Litchfield West. In his inaugural address as Regius Professor in 1961 he called for a reduction in the emphasis laid on composition taught to undergraduates and suggested that Honour Moderations might have to be reformed to encompass studies taken from ancient philosophy and history as well as the traditional literature and language.

He contributed editions of Menander’s Dyscolus (1960) and Sophocles (1990, together with Nigel Wilson) to the Oxford Classical Texts, and editions and translations of the Aeschylean fragments (1960) and Sophocles (2000) to the Loeb Classical Library.

Lloyd-Jones was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1966 and was a member of five foreign academies, holding honorary doctorates from the universities of Chicago, Tel Aviv, Göttingen and Thessaloniki. His retirement from the Regius Chair in 1989, after 29 years service, was recognised with a knighthood..

He married Mary R. Lefkowitz, Professor Emerita of Classical Studies at Wellesley College in Massachusetts, in 1982. He spent his last years at their home in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

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Total Books: 23
The Further Academic Papers of Sir Hugh Lloyd-Jones
2006 - The Further Academic Papers of Sir Hugh Lloyd-jones (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780199279326
ISBN-10: 0199279322
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Greek in a Cold Climate
1991 - Greek in a Cold Climate (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780389209676
ISBN-10: 0389209678
Genre: History
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Sophoclis Fabvlae Breviqve Adnotatione Critica Instrvxervnt
1990 - Sophoclis Fabvlae Breviqve Adnotatione Critica Instrvxervnt [Oxford Classical Texts] (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780198145776
ISBN-10: 0198145772
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Justice of Zeus
1983 - The Justice of Zeus [Botanical Monographs] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780520046887
ISBN-10: 0520046889
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Blood for the Ghosts Classical Influences in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Justice of Zeus
1971 - Justice of Zeus [Sather Classical Lectures] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780520017399
ISBN-10: 0520017390
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Mythical Beasts
Mythical Beasts (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780715614396
ISBN-10: 0715614398
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Classical Survivals The Classics in the Modern World
Classical Survivals the Classics in the Modern World (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780715615171
ISBN-10: 0715615173
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction
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Females of the species Semonides on women
Females of the Species Semonides on Women (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780815550389
ISBN-10: 0815550383
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History and Imagination Essays in Honor of H R Trevor-Roper
History and Imagination Essays in Honor of H R Trevor-roper (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780841907829
ISBN-10: 084190782X
Genre: History
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Denys Lionel Page 1908-78
Denys Lionel Page 1908-78 [Mem. of Fellows of the Brit. Acad.] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780856722240
ISBN-10: 0856722243
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Rudolf Carl Franz Otto Pfeiffer
Rudolf Carl Franz Otto Pfeiffer [Mem. of Fellows of the Brit. Acad.] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780856722257
ISBN-10: 0856722251
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Pindar
Pindar (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780856724503
ISBN-10: 0856724505
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Sophocles Second Thoughts
Sophocles Second Thoughts [Palaestra] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783525252000
ISBN-10: 3525252005
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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