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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

Remus: a Roman myth 1995

The Myths of Rome 2004

Remembering the Roman people 2009

Other Classical Antiquity Fellows

Professor Robin Osborne

Classics and Ancient History History Art and Archaeology of Greece and the Greek World History of Greece and the Greek World Southern Europe Greece

Professor Nicholas Purcell

Roman social, economic and cultural history, combining the evidence of inscriptions, literary texts, and archaeology; the place of ancient history in the long-term history of the Mediterranean basin and its adjoining regions.

Professor Christopher Pelling

Greek and Latin historiography and biography, especially the literary criticism of prose texts, in particular Herodotus, Thucydides, Plutarch, and Tacitus