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

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Greek, Roman, early Christian and Byzantine art and archaeology; the reception of material culture in texts, museums and collecting; art and text; art and religion; the history of art history