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UK Fellow, Classical Antiquity, elected in 1990

Professor John Matthews FBA

About this Fellow

Classics and Ancient History Classics and Ancient History



Current post

  • John M Schiff Professor Emeritus of Classics and History, Yale University

Past Appointments

  • University Lecturer in Middle and Later Roman History, University of Oxford, 1969 - 1992
  • Professor of Late Roman History, University of Oxford, 1992 - 1996
  • Professor of Roman History in the Departments of Classics and History, Yale University, University of Cambridge, 1996
  • John M Schiff Professor of History and Classics, Yale University, 1996


Western aristocracies and imperial court AD 364-425 1975

The Roman Empire of Ammianus 1989

Laying down the law: a study of the Theodosian code 2000

The Journey of Theophanes: Travel, Business and Daily Life in the Roman East 2006

Other Classical Antiquity Fellows

Professor Filippo Coarelli

Art and Archaeology of Rome, Italy and the Roman Provinces History of Geography and Cartography Landscape Archaeology

Professor Roger Bagnall

History of the Hellenistic, Roman, and Late Antique Near East; Graeco-Roman Egypt; Papyrology; Epigraphy