Professor Christopher Pelling

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Academic Background

Emeritus Professor; formerly Regius Professor of Greek, 2003-15, and McConnell Laing Fellow and Praelector in Classics, University College, Oxford, 1975-2003.
Fellow of the British Academy; Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales.

Research Interests

Greek and Roman Biography and Historiography.


Full Publications: professor_chris_pelling_full_list_of_publications.docx

Selected Publications:

Plutarch, Life of Antony (Cambridge, 1988) 
Literary texts and the Greek historian (Routledge, 2000). 
Plutarch and History (Duckworth and Classical Press of Wales, 493 pages, 2002): collected Plutarch articles, together with a few new paper
Plutarch, Caesar (Clarendon Ancient History series, Oxford, 2011).
(with Maria Wyke): Twelve Voices from Greece and Rome: Ancient Ideas for Modern Times (Oxford, 2014).
(with E. Barker, S. Bouzarovski, and L. Isaksen): New Worlds out of old Texts: Developing Techniques for the Spatial Analysis of Ancient Narratives (Oxford, 2016).
(with Simon Hornblower): Herodotus 6 (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics, 2017)