Steven Runciman

Steven Runciman

Born: July 7, 1903

Died: November 1, 2000

Nationality: British

Occupation: Historian

Biography: Sir James Cochran Stevenson Runciman CH known as Steven Runciman was a British historian known for his work on the Middle Ages. His best known work is his three volume A History of the Crusades.

Source/Notes: A History of the Crusades (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, [1951-54] 1957) vol. 1 p. 15.
Source/Notes: A Traveller's Alphabet (London: Thames and Hudson, 1991); quoted in The Times Literary Supplement, February 2, 2001.