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UK Fellow, Classical Antiquity, elected in 1977

Professor Peter Parsons FBA

About this Fellow

Classics and Ancient History


Current post

  • Regius Professor of Greek Emeritus, University of Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer in Papyrology, University of Oxford, 1960 - 1989
  • Regius Professor of Greek, University of Oxford, 1989


The Oxyrhynchus papyri, vol XLII 1973


Supplementum Hellenisticum 1983


City of the Sharp-nosed Fish 2007


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

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

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Ancient History of the Mediterranean world: Greek inscriptions and coinages focused on central Greece; Greek onomastics; archaeological excavations at Eretria-Amarynthos.