Classics and Ancient History History Art and Archaeology of Greece and the Greek World History of Greece and the Greek World Southern Europe Greece
About this Fellow
The history, culture & religions of the Roman Empire from the first to the fifth centuries, with an emphasis on Christianity; the Theodosian Code
- Honorary Professor, University of Edinburgh; Emeritus Professor of Classics, University of Toronto
Roman social, economic and cultural history, combining the evidence of inscriptions, literary texts, and archaeology; the place of ancient history in the long-term history of the Mediterranean basin and its adjoining regions.
Greek and Latin historiography and biography, especially the literary criticism of prose texts, in particular Herodotus, Thucydides, Plutarch, and Tacitus
Ancient Greek poetry and drama; the classical tradition, especially in English poetry and German thought; Nietzsche; poetics and poetic language; theories of literature