Martin Hammond

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Martin Hammond is an English classical scholar and former public school headmaster.

Hammond was educated at Rossall Junior School, Winchester College and Balliol College, Oxford, where he took his first degree in Literae Humaniores, the Oxford course in Latin and Greek Literature, Roman and Greek history, and Ancient and Modern philosophy. He taught at Eton College as Head of Classics for six years and subsequently became Master in College. He became Headmaster of the City of London School and then Tonbridge School.[1] Now retired, he is a Governor of Culford School. He has translated numerous classical works, including Homer's Iliad (1987) and Odyssey (2000) and Marcus Aurelius' "Meditations" and Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War.[2]




External links[edit] Martin Hammond's website.