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Fowler, Prof. Robert Louis Herbert locked

DPhil; FBA 2015

Born 19 May 1954; s of Rev. Dr Louis Heath Fowler and Helen Minto Fowler (née Wilson); m 1976, Judith Lee Evers; two s

Henry Overton Wills Professor of Greek, University of Bristol, 1996–2017, now Emeritus


Univ. of Toronto Schs; Univ. of Toronto (BA 1976, MA 1977); Wadham Coll., Oxford (DPhil 1980)


Fellow, Calgary Inst. for the Humanities, 1980; Department of Classical Studies, University of Waterloo, Canada: Asst Prof., 1981–86; Associate Prof., 1986–94; Chm. of Dept, 1988–96; Prof., 1994–96; Dean of Arts, Univ. of Bristol, 2004–09. Chm. Council, Classical Assoc., 2002–07. President: Soc. for Promotion of Hellenic Studies, 2014–17; Classical Assoc., 2016–17. Ed., Jl Hellenic Studies, 2001–05


The Nature of Early Greek Lyric, 1987; Early Greek Mythography, vol. I, 2000, vol. II, 2013; (ed) The Cambridge Companion to Homer, 2004; contrib. articles to learned jls


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