Professor Anthony Bryer 1937-2016

It is with great sadness that we inform you that Professor Anthony Applemore Mornington Bryer (b. 31.10.1937), OBE, died on Saturday, 22 October 2016 at home peacefully after many years of illness.

The founder of the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies at the University of Birmingham, which he directed from 1976 until 1994, co-founder in 1975 of the journal Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies,  founder of the SPBS and, at his death, its President, his contribution to Byzantine Studies in the United Kingdom and world-wide was remarkable.

He is survived by his widow Jenny, his three daughters and their families. The funeral took place on 10 November in St Peter’s church, Harborne.