- Emeritus Kennedy Professor of Latin, University of Cambridge
- Kennedy Professor of Latin, Kennedy Professor of Latin, 1974 - 1982
- Fellow and until 1974 Director of Studies in Classics, Peterhouse University of Cambridge, 1953 - 1991
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.
Numismatics Greek and Roman Numismatics
Classics and Ancient History Greek Language and Literature History of Greece and the Greek World Southern Europe Greece
Music; Ancient Greek Music