[INDOLOGY] Nick Allen
witzel at fas.harvard.edu
Wed Mar 25 15:43:03 EDT 2020
Echoing the sentiments of many on this (and other lists):
Nick was a good man and a great friend. Since the early nineties he participated in our Round Tables, and then in the meetings of our Association for Comparative Mythology (<compmyth.org<http://compmyth.org>>), for many years.
I particularly liked his comment (about my myth book) criticizing me that I had quoted him too many times!
We will now publish his presumably last paper, as per his last wishes, in our myth journal, CM:
On Mar 24, 2020, at 5:51 PM, Geoffrey Samuel via INDOLOGY <INDOLOGY at list.indology.info<mailto:INDOLOGY at list.indology.info>> wrote:
I will miss Nick greatly too. I have known him for many years, and he was a good friend. I last saw him late last year in Oxford.
I entirely agree with the very positive comments people have been making. He was a warm, supportive and wise man, and I learned a lot from him.
On 25 Mar 2020, at 08:42, Greg Bailey via INDOLOGY <indology at list.indology.info<mailto:indology at list.indology.info>> wrote:
Wonderful man. He came to a number of our conferences held in Dubrovnik on the epics and Purāṇas, and made a great contribution.
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