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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 Christopher Pelling

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

Professor Michael Silk

Ancient Greek poetry and drama; the classical tradition, especially in English poetry and German thought; Nietzsche; poetics and poetic language; theories of literature

Professor Terence Irwin

Ancient Philosophy, especially Plato, Aristotle, Stoicism. Kant. Moral philosophy, especially its history