Pollard, John (Richard Thornhill)
POLLARD, John (Richard Thornhill)
POLLARD, John (Richard Thornhill). British, b. 1914. Genres: History, Humanities, Travel/Exploration, Biography. Career: Sr. Lecturer in Classics, University College of North Wales, Bangor, 1966 until retirement, 1988 (Lecturer, 1949-66). Classics Master, Herne Bay College, 1938-39; Assistant in Classics, St. Andrews University, 1948-49. Publications: Journey to the Styx, 1955; Adventure Begins in Kenya, 1957; Africa for Adventure, 1961; African Zoo Man, 1963; Wolves and Werewolves, 1964; Helen of Troy, 1965; Seers, Shrines and Sirens, 1965; The Long Safari, 1967; (with C. Day Lewis) Virgil: The Aeneid Appreciation, 1969; Birds in Greek Life and Myth, 1977; Divination and Oracles: Greece, Civilization of the Ancient Mediterranean, 1988; Wolves and Werewolves, 1991; No County to Compare, 1994. Contributor to encyclopedias.