Professor Simon Hornblower FBA

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

Elected 2004

UK Fellow

Current post

University of Oxford Professor of Classics and Ancient History

All Souls College, Oxford Quondam Fellow

Past appointments

University College London Professor of Classics and Grote Professor of Ancient History

Jul 2006 - Mar 2010

University College London Senior Lecturer; Professor of Classics and Ancient History

Jan 1997 - Jan 2006

Oriel College, Oxford Tutorial Fellow

Jan 1978 - Jan 1997

University of Oxford Lecturer in Ancient History

Jan 1978 - Jan 1997

All Souls College University of Oxford Prize Fellow

Jan 1971 - Jan 1977


Thucydidean Themes

Published in 2011

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

Published in 2015

Herodotus Book V

Published in 2013


Published in 1982

Commentary on Thucydides (3 vols)

Published in 1991, 1996, 2008

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

Published in 2004

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