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UK Fellow, Classical Antiquity, elected in 1993

Professor Peter Garnsey FBA

About this Fellow

Classics and Ancient History

Website: http://www.classics.cam.ac.uk/directory/peter-garnsey

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of the History of Classical Antiquity, University of Cambridge and Emeritus Fellow of Jesus College

Past Appointments

  • Research Fellow, University College University of Oxford, 1964 - 1967
  • Assistant then Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley, 1967 - 1973
  • Lecturer, Reader in Ancient History, University of Cambridge, 1973 - 1997
  • Professor of the History of Classical Antiquity, University of Cambridge, 1997
  • Emeritus Professor of the History of Classical Antiquity, University of Cambridge and Emeritus Fellow of Jesus College, University of Cambridge, 2008
  • Emeritus Professor of the History of Classical Antiquity, University of Cambridge and Emeritus Fellow of Jesus College, University of Cambridge, 2008

Publications

Social status and legal privilege in the Roman Empire 1970

Famine and food supply in the Graeco-Roman world 1988

Ideas of slavery from Aristotle to Augustine 1996

Other Classical Antiquity Fellows

Professor John Scheid

Religion & institutions of ancient Rome, between the IIId c. BC & the IIId c.AD (Epigraphy, history & archaeology).

Professor Cyprian Broodbank

Comparative world archaeology and deep history; the archaeology of the Mediterranean; Aegean prehistory; the archaeology of islands; the emergence of connectivity, particularly maritime; landscape archaeology

Professor Richard Hunter

Greek and Latin literature, particularly of the Hellenistic and imperial periods, and the ancient reception and criticism of classical texts

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