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Robert Drew Hicks
Robert Drew Hicks (29 June 1850 - 8 March 1929 ) was a classical scholar, and a fellow of  Trinity College, Cambridge.
The son of William Hicks, head clerk in the post office at Bristol,
Hicks was born in 1850, was educated at  Bristol Grammar School, and entered  Trinity College, Cambridge in 1868. Graduating BA in 1874, he became a fellow of Trinity in 1876.  He was college lecturer in Classics from 1884 to 1900.  He married Bertha Mary Heath in 1896, who herself held an MA in Classics from the  University of London. His brother-in-law was  Sir Thomas Heath. Between 1898 and 1900 Robert Hicks became  blind, but he nevertheless produced most of his major works after this time, aided by his wife. He died at his home, Fossedene, at  Mount Pleasant, Cambridge.
His writings include:
He is buried at the
Parish of the Ascension Burial Ground in Cambridge.
Grayling, A.C; Goulder, Naomi; Pyle, Andrew, eds. (2006). "Hicks, Robert Drew - Oxford Reference". doi: 10.1093/acref/9780199754694.001.0001. ISBN 9780199754694 . Retrieved . Robert Drew Hicks was born in Aust, Gloucestershire on 29 June 1850 and died in Cambridge on 8 March 1929
^ a b Alumni Cantabrigienses part II, vol. III, John Venn, 1944, pg 360
^ a b c d
The Times, Saturday, Mar 09, 1929; p. 14 - . Obituary. Mr. R. D. Hicks. A Blind Aristotelian Scholar
^ a b c Herbert S. Long, Preface to the 1972 reprint of
Diogenes Laërtius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers, I. Loeb Classical Library
"Hicks, Robert Drew (HKS870RD)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.