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UK Fellow, Classical Antiquity, elected in 1986

Professor Peter Wiseman FBA

About this Fellow

Classics and Ancient History

Website: http://humanities.exeter.ac.uk/classics/staff/wiseman/

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Classics, University of Exeter

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer in Classics then Reader in Roman History, University of Leicester, 1963 - 1976
  • Professor of Classics, University of Exeter, 1977 - 2001
  • Emeritus Professor of Classics, University of Exeter, Queen Mary University of London, 1977

British Academy Appointments

  • Vice-President, 1992 - 1994
  • Member of Council, 1991 - 1992

Publications

Catullus and his world 1985

1970

Remus: a Roman myth 1995

1970

The Myths of Rome 2004

1970

Remembering the Roman people 2009

1970

Other Classical Antiquity Fellows

Professor Jas Elsner

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

Professor M M McCabe

Philosophy: Ancient philosophy especially Plato's metaphysics, epistemology and ethics; ethics; the philosophy of medicine

Professor Ineke Sluiter

Classics, in particular: ancient and medieval ideas on language; the use of value terms in public debate; cognitive approaches to Greek literature; innovation processes in antiquity, in particular their 'anchoring'