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Dr. Ilya Gershevitch

" We who have gathered to pay tribute to the memory of Ilya Gershevitch knew him in many different capacities: as a teacher, a friend, a colleague in the Fellowship of Jesus College, or a fellow-worker in philological or Iranian studies. Some here will remember in particular the graceful manner in which he, as praelector, presented them for their degrees and the elegance of his Latin diction. In whatever way we came to know him, we could not fail to realize that we were in the presence of a truly exceptional man..."

Author(s):  Sims-Williams, N
Format:  Article
Publisher:  Jesus College
Publication City:  Cambridge