J. E. Lendon

J. E. Lendon

Professor (1997)

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


Admission to the Ph.D. Program in Ancient History and further details

Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
Nau Hall - South Lawn
Charlottesville, VA 22904

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