Το Βυζάντιο κι εμείς
Greece and the later crusades
H Ελλάδα και η Δ' Σταυροφορία
RUNCIMAN, Hon. Sir Steven, (Hon. Sir James Cochran Stevenson Runciman)
Born 7 July 1903; 2nd son of 1st Viscount Runciman of Doxford, PC. Education: Eton (King's School); Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, 1927-38 (Honorary Fellow 1965), Lecturer at the University of Cambridge 1932-38; Press Attaché, British Legation, Sofia 1940; British Embassy, Cairo, 1941; Professor of Byzantine Art and History at University of Istanbul, 1942-45; Representative of the British Council in Greece, 1945 - 47; Chairman of the Anglo-Hellenic League, London, 1951-67; President of the British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara, 1960-75. Lectured and received Honorary Degrees from many European and American Universities, among them the Universities of Thessaloniki, Cambridge, Oxford, London, Glasgow, New York, Chicago and Sofia. He also was the president of many institutions all over the world, e.g. the Friends of Mount Athos, the National Trust for Greece and the International Committee of Byzantine Studies. He was the recepient of many honours and awards. From Greece he received the Order of Phoenix (1961) and the Onassis Foundation International Award for Culture (1997).
Sir Steven died November 1st 2000.