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Syme, Sir Ronaldlocked



Syme, Sir Ronald (1903–1989), Roman historian, was born on 11 March 1903 in Eltham, a small market town in the province of Taranaki in the North Island of New Zealand. He was the elder son and eldest of three children of David Simpson Syme...

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