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UK Fellow, Classical Antiquity, elected in 1976

Professor Sir Fergus Millar FBA

About this Fellow

Classics and Ancient History



Current post

  • Formerly Camden Professor of Ancient History, University of Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Fellow, Queen's College University of Oxford, 1964 - 1976
  • Professor of Ancient History, University College London, 1976 - 1984
  • Camden Professor of Ancient History, University of Oxford, 1984 - 2002

British Academy Appointments

  • Publications Secretary, 1997 - 2002


The emperor in the Roman world, 31BC-AD 337 1977

The Roman Near East 1993

The crowd in Rome in the late republic 1998

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Roman social, economic and cultural history, combining the evidence of inscriptions, literary texts, and archaeology; the place of ancient history in the long-term history of the Mediterranean basin and its adjoining regions.

Professor Christopher Pelling

Greek and Latin historiography and biography, especially the literary criticism of prose texts, in particular Herodotus, Thucydides, Plutarch, and Tacitus

Professor Michael Silk

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