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Tributes to Vermes

Ed Thornton

by Ed Thornton

Posted: 17 May 2013 @ 12:15

Tributes have been paid to the biblical scholar Professor Geza Vermes, who died last week at the age of 88.

An obituary by Professor Martin Goodman, a Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford, where Professor Vermes was an Emeritus Fellow, said that his work had "had a profound effect both among scholars and in the wider public".

Professor Vermes was born in Hungary in 1924 to Jewish parents. He was appointed Reader in Jewish Studies at Oxford University in 1965, and was awarded a ...

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