For the Study of the History, Languages, and Cultures of Azerbaijan, the Caucasus and Central Asia
Professor of Ancient History
Peter Thonemann teaches Greek and Roman history at Wadham College, Oxford. His published books include The Birth of Classical Europe: From Troy to Augustine (Allen Lane, 2010; with Simon Price), The Maeander Valley: A Historical Geography from Antiquity to Byzantium (CUP, 2011; winner of the Runciman Prize 2012), The Hellenistic World: Using Coins as Sources (CUP, 2015; joint winner of the Royal Numismatic Society's Lhotka Memorial Prize 2018), and The Hellenistic Age, 323-30 BC (OUP, 2016). He also writes regularly on all aspects of the ancient world for the Times Literary Supplement and the Wall Street Journal.