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UK Fellow, Classical Antiquity, elected in 1998

Professor Robert Parker FBA

About this Fellow

Classics and Ancient History

Website: http://www.classics.ox.ac.uk/robertparker.html

Appointments

Current post

  • Wykeham Professor Emeritus of Ancient History, University of Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Fellow and Tutor in Greek and Latin Languages and Literature, Oriel College University of Oxford, 1976 - 1996
  • Wykeham Professor of Ancient History, University of Oxford, 1996
  • Wykeham Professor of Ancient History, University of Oxford, University of Oxford, 1996 - 2016
  • Wykeham Professor Emeritus of Ancient History, University of Oxford, 2016

Publications

Miasma: pollution and purification in early Greek religion 1983

Athenian religion. A history 1996

Other Classical Antiquity Fellows

Professor Denis Knoepfler

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

Professor Vivian Nutton

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 Stephen Oakley

Latin literature and Roman history; Livy, the transmissions and textual traditions of Latin authors, and the topography of pre-Roman Italy

Professor Pierre Briant

History, culture and societies in the Ancient Near East, during the Achaemenid period and the period of Alexander's conquests