GRIFFIN, Jasper. British, b. 1937. Genres: History, Classics. Career: Educator and writer. Balliol College, fellow and tutor in classics, 1963-, university reader, 1989-, professor of classical literature, 1992-, public orator, 1992-. Presented T.S. Eliot Memorial Lectures, University of Kent, 1984. Publications: Homer on Life and Death, 1980; Homer, 1980; Snobs, 1982; Latin Poets and Roman Life, 1985; The Mirror of Myth, 1986; Virgil, 1986; The Odyssey, 1987; The Iliad: Book Nine, 1995. EDITOR (with J. Boardman and O. Murray): The Oxford History of the Classical World, 1986; The Oxford History of Greece and the Hellenistic World, 1991. Contributor to journals and periodicals. Address: Balliol College, Oxford OXI 3BJ, England.