E.C. Woodcock

E.C. Woodcock E. C. Woodcock was a graduate of St. John's College, Cambridge, and was a young lecturer at Manchester before being appointed to the chair of Latin at Durham in 1948, when it was revived after the Second World War. He was joined by J. B. Skemp as professor of Greek in 1950, and the two of them presided over the post-war recovery and growth of the Department of Classics. Woodcock voluntarily retired in 1966, and died not long after. Woodcock authored A New Latin Syntax (Methuen, 1959; reprinted by Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers and Bristol Classical Press, 1985, 1987). (Bio Provided by B. J. Rhodes)

E.C. Woodcock's Books

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  • A New Latin Syntax

    Author: E.C. Woodcock
    Product Code: 1267
    ISBN: 978-0-86516-126-9

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    This book gives a historical account of the chief Latin constructions, aiming to equip students to interpret texts as well as to write correct Latin. The index of passages quoted makes it useful as a reference work for teachers.