J. E. Lendon

J. E. Lendon

Professor (1997)

On Leave: 2014-15

Office: Nau Hall 496

Phone: (434) 924-6948

Email: lendon (at) virginia.edu

Fields & Specialties

Greek, Roman


B.A. Yale 1986
Ph.D. Yale 1991

Complete curriculum vitae.

Publications and Awards

Song of Wrath: The Peloponnesian War Begins. New York: Basic Books, 2010

Soldiers and Ghosts: A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2005.

Empire of Honour: The Art of Government in the Roman World. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997.

2014-2015 Membership, School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.

2009-2010 Research Fellowship, Gerda Henkel Stiftung.

2004-2005, 2008 Research Fellowship, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

2002 UVA All-University Outstanding Teaching Award.

1999-2000 Junior Fellowship, Center for Hellenic Studies.

1992-1993 John M. Olin Faculty Fellow in History.

Current research

Rhetoric and Government in the Roman Empire

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University of Virginia
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