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Byron, Robertlocked

(b London, Feb 26, 1905; d off Stornaway, Feb 24, 1941).

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British writer and traveller. His travels in Greece in 1925–7 resulted in two books, The Station and The Byzantine Achievement, in which he presented readers brought up on the culture of Classical antiquity with a novel view of the importance of the civilization of Byzantium and the seminal influence of its art on the later development of European painting. In ...

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