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« on: July 01, 2019, 02:09:10 pm »

I've just learned that Simon Bendall, Byzantinist extraordinaire, has died.
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« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2019, 03:47:42 pm »

That’s unfortunate, RIP Simon.

Did they ever catch the crooks who stole part of his collection?
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« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2019, 08:43:36 am »

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« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2019, 09:15:16 am »

Sad news.
I had the pleasure of meeting with him a number of times whenever I
visited London, and spent time discussing coins with him when he visited
Sydney. He also attended the local ancient coin club, ASAN, sharing some
of his immense knowledge. A luminary lost. A glass of red will be raised in
his honour. R.I.P.

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« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2019, 11:16:07 am »

I never met him, but I greatly appreciate the body of work he had given us.  I am sorry I won't have the chance to meet him.

https://muenzenwoche.de/whoswho/bendall-simon/
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« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2019, 02:12:39 am »

I met him last in 2015 at the International Numismatic Congress in Taormina. The Italians referred to him as "Professore" and although approaching 80 his mind was as good as ever. We should be thankful for his contribution to Byzantine numismatics in general and Late Byzantine numismatics in particular.
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