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Faculty Member Publications
Listed below are some of the publications from J. E. Lendon
, Professor .
A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity
Yale, August, 2006 )
Sparta, Macedonia, and Rome--how did these nations come to dominate the ancient world? Lendon shows readers that the most successful armies were those that made the most effective use of cultural tradition.
The Art of Government in the Roman World
Oxford, January, 2002 )
Jon Lendon offers a bold new analysis of how Roman government worked in the first four centuries AD. He contends that a despotism rooted in force and fear enjoyed widespread support among the ruling classes of the provinces on the basis of an aristocratic culture of honor shared by rulers and ruled.