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UK Fellow, Classical Antiquity, elected in 1971

Professor Peter Brown FBA

About this Fellow


Current post

  • Rollins Professor of History, Princeton University

Past Appointments

  • Professor of History and Classics, University of California, Berkeley, 1978 - 1986
  • Professor of History, Royal Holloway University of London, 1975 - 1978
  • Rollins Professor of History, Princeton, 1986


Augustine of Hippo: a biography 1967

The world of late antiquity 1971

The body and society: men, women and sexual renunciation in early Christianity 1989

Other Classical Antiquity Fellows

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

Ancient Greek poetry and drama; the classical tradition, especially in English poetry and German thought; Nietzsche; poetics and poetic language; theories of literature

Professor Terence Irwin

Ancient Philosophy, especially Plato, Aristotle, Stoicism. Kant. Moral philosophy, especially its history