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Mary Beard

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Mary Beard is an English Classical scholar. She is Professor Classics at the University of Cambridge, a fellow of Newham College, and Royal Academy Professor of Ancient Literature. She is also the classics editor of The Times Literary Supplement, and author of the blog, A Don's Life which appears in The Times as a regular column. Her frequent media appearances and public statements have led to her being described as "Britain's best-known classicist."