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Professor Mark Edwards passes away

Professor Mark Edwards
Sep 1 2016

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It is with great sadness that the Department of Classics announces the passing of Professor Mark Edwards, former Department Chair, on August 26th.  A native Brit who had previously taught at Brown University and Queen's University, Ontario, Mark arrived at Stanford in 1969.  Although widely respected as a scholar of Homeric epics, Mark was better known for his quiet humor and his dedication to his students.  Even in retirement, Mark remained a close affiliate and friend of the department.  Please click here to view collected tributes from Mark's friends, students, and colleagues.