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UK Fellow, Classical Antiquity, elected in 2017

Professor Greg Woolf FBA

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About this Fellow

Ancient economies, societies, civilizations. The archaeology and history of the Roman Empire and its neighbours at the very large scale



Current post

  • Director, Institute of Classical Studies, School of Advanced Study; Professor of Classics, University of London

Past Appointments

  • Director, Institute of Classical Studies; Professor of Classics, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 2015

Other Classical Antiquity Fellows

Professor Eleanor Dickey

Greek and Latin languages and literature; ancient scholarship; ancient bilingualism and second-language learning; politeness and forms of address in Latin and Greek; sociolinguistics of ancient languages

Professor Simon Swain

Culture and history of the Greek world under Rome; History of Medicine in antiquity and the middle ages; the legacy of Greek thought in medieval Islam

Professor Robert Fowler

Greek historiography and mythography; Greek epic poetry; Greek lyric poetry; History of Classical Scholarship

Professor Garth Fowden

Intellectual currents and imperial horizons in the first millennium CE, from Augustus to Avicenna, Central Asia to the Atlantic. Emergent Islam in its late antique context