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UK Fellow, Classical Antiquity, elected in 2001

Professor Amelie Kuhrt FBA

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About this Fellow

My areas of expertise lie in the social, cultural and political history of the ancient Middle East (c.3000-100 BC), especially the Assyrian, Babylonian, Persian and Seleucid empires.

Website: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/history/about_us/academic_staff/professor_kuhrt

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor Emeritus of Ancient Near Eastern History, University College London

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer, Reader, Professor of Ancient Near Eastern History, University College London, 1979
  • Professor Emeritus of Ancient Near Eastern History, University College London, University College London, 1997

Publications

Achaemenid history (vols II-IV, VI and VIII) 1987-1994

From Samarkhand to Sardis 1993

The ancient Near East, c.3000-330 BC (2 vols) 1995

Other Classical Antiquity Fellows

Professor Judith Lieu

The New Testament, in particular the Johannine literature; early Christianity, its literature and thought, in the Graeco-Roman and Jewish first- and second-century contexts

Professor Gillian Clark

The social & intellectual history of late antiquity, & early Christian (patristic) studies, in the Mediterranean world of the third to the seventh century

Professor John Scheid

Religion & institutions of ancient Rome, between the IIId c. BC & the IIId c.AD (Epigraphy, history & archaeology).

Professor Cyprian Broodbank

Comparative world archaeology and deep history; the archaeology of the Mediterranean; Aegean prehistory; the archaeology of islands; the emergence of connectivity, particularly maritime; landscape archaeology