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UK Fellow, Classical Antiquity, elected in 2004

Professor Simon Hornblower FBA

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About this Fellow

Classics and Ancient History Greek Language and Literature History of Greece and the Greek World Southern Europe Greece

Website: http://www.all-souls.ox.ac.uk/people.php?personid=151

Appointments

Current post

  • Former Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford

Past Appointments

  • 'Prize' Fellow, All Souls College University of Oxford, 1971 - 1977
  • Fellow and Tutor, Oriel College and Lecturer in Ancient History, University of Oxford, 1978 - 1997
  • Professor of Classics and Ancient History, University College London, 1998 - 2010
  • Professor of Classics and Ancient History, University College London, University College London, 1998
  • Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College University of Oxford, 2010
  • Professor of Classics and Ancient History, University College London, University College London, 1998
  • University Lecturer in Ancient History, and Tutorial Fellow, Oriel College, Oriel College University of Oxford, 1978 - 1997
  • Former Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford, 2016

Publications

Thucydidean Themes 2011

Lykophron Alexandra:Greek text, translation, commentary, and introduction 2015

Herodotus Book V 2013

Mausolus 1982

Commentary on Thucydides (3 vols) 1991, 1996, 2008

Thucydides and Pindar: Historical Narrative and the World of Epinikian Poetry 2004

Other Classical Antiquity Fellows

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'

Professor Jane Lightfoot

The exploration, through editions, commentaries, and exegeses, of un- or under-explored classical texts: mythography, ethnography, geography, oracular literature, astrology, medicine; Hellenistic and imperial poetry and prose