Mavrogordato, John N.

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John N. Mavrogordato was born in London (England) in 1882. A scholar in Modern Greek letters, a Byzantinist and a translator, he was the successor of R. M. Dawkins at the Chair of Byzantine and Modern Greek Language and Literature at the University of Oxford. He translated poems by Cavafy into English and was himself a man of letters. He died in 1970.