The history of medicine from the ancient Greeks to the 17th century, especially Galen (129-216 C.E.) and the Galenic tradition, including editions and translations of Latin and Greek texts
Professor Robert Fowler FBA
About this Fellow
Robert Fowler was born in Palmerston, Ontario, Canada in 1954. He was educated at the University of Toronto Schools, the University of Toronto (BA 1976, MA 1977) and Oxford (DPhil 1980). After a year's post-doctoral fellowship at the Calgary Institute for the Humanities, he worked at the University of Waterloo, Ontario,for 15 years before taking up the H.O. Wills Chair of Greek at the University of Bristol in 1996. He retired from the Chair in 2017 and is now Emeritus Professor of Greek.
Latin literature and Roman history; Livy, the transmissions and textual traditions of Latin authors, and the topography of pre-Roman Italy
History, culture and societies in the Ancient Near East, during the Achaemenid period and the period of Alexander's conquests
Ancient Greek and Roman art and visual history; marble sculpture and portraits; late antiquity; archaeology of Greek cities of Eastern Roman Empire