Professor Gillian Clark FBA

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

Elected 2012

UK Fellow
2012
Classics, Religion

Gillian Clark is Professor Emerita (since 2010) of Ancient History, University of Bristol. She is an alumna of Somerville College, Oxford, where she read 'Greats' (Greek and Latin language and literature, ancient history, and philosophy). Her MA and D.Phil. are also from Oxford. She taught for the universities of Glasgow, St Andrews, and Manchester before her appointment to Liverpool and then to Bristol. Her research field is known to classicists as late antiquity and to theologians as early Christian studies or as patristics. She works on social and intellectual history, with a special interest in the lives of women. Her continuing project is a commentary on Augustine, City of God. She co-edits, with Andrew Louth FBA, the monogtaph series Oxford Early Christian Texts / Studies (OUP), and she is a General Editor of the series Translated Texts for Historians 300-800 (Liverpool University Press), which provides scholarly annotated translations from the languages of the Roman empire and its neighbours and successors.

Complete list of publications

Current post

Professor Emerita and Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol

Past appointments

University of Bristol Professor Emerita and Senior Research Fellow

Aug 2012 -

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