This website is dedicated to the memory of Elaine Fantham, renowned and much missed professor of Latin at Princeton and the University of Toronto, known to colleagues around the world as a brilliant and path-breaking scholar, to students as a wise and devoted mentor, to NPR audiences as a witty and inspiring guide to the classical world.
We invite all who have benefited from her friendship and her learning to share their memories and photos of her in the comments below.
Here are links to remembrances of her produced by:
- Princeton University,
- its Classics Department,
- that of the University of Toronto;
- NPR – National Public Radio;
- John Allemang for The Globe and Mail
Photo to the left of Elaine in 1989; taken by Robert Matthews