Research

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Greek historiography

Political philosophy

Presocratic philosophy

Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic history

Cognitive studies

Intertextuality

PUBLICATIONS

Books

  1. Herodotus and the Presocratics: Inquiry and Intellectual Culture in the Fifth Century, forthcoming: Cambridge University Press.

Edited Volumes

  1. The Authoritative Historian: Tradition and Innovation in Ancient Historiography (co-edited with G. Monti and T. Rood), forthcoming: Cambridge University Press.

Journal articles

  1. “Hecataeus and the origin of wine: a note on F 15 (Fowler)”, Mnemosyne (2021): 1-13.
  2. “Plataea on the pyre: Anaxagoras A 44 and Thucydides 2.77”, Classical Quarterly 70.2 (2021): 541-557.

Book chapters

  1. “Tradition and Innovation: An Introduction” (co-authored with G. Monti and T. Rood), in K.S. Kingsley, G. Monti, and T. Rood (eds.), The Authoritative Historian: Tradition and Innovation in Ancient Historiography, forthcoming: Cambridge University Press.
  2. “Authority, experience, and the vicarious traveller in Herodotus’ Histories”, in K.S. Kingsley, G. Monti, and T. Rood (eds.), The Authoritative Historian: Tradition and Innovation in Ancient Historiography, forthcoming: Cambridge University Press.
  3. “Justifying violence in Herodotus’ Histories 3.38: nomos, king of All, and Pindaric poetics”, in E. Bowie (ed.), Herodotus: Narrator, Scientist, Historian. Berlin and New York: de Gruyter (2018): 37-58.

Encyclopedia articles

  1. “Empedocles” (co-authored with Richard D. Parry), in E.N. Zalta (ed.), Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2019), retrieved from https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/empedocles/.

Reviews

  1. Review of N. Scapin, The Flower of Suffering. Theology, Justice, and the Cosmos in Aeschylus’ Oresteia and Presocratic Thought (Berlin; Boston, 2020), Polis 39.1 (forthcoming).
  2. Review of S. Hornblower & C. Pelling (eds), Herodotus: Histories, Book VI (Cambridge, 2017), Classical Review 69.1 (2019).
  3. Review of D. Kennedy, Antiquity and the Meanings of Time: A Philosophy of Ancient and Modern Literature (London, 2013), Histos 11 (2016): cxxxv-cxxxix.

WORK IN PROGRESS

Books

  1. The End of the Histories: Land, Wealth, and Empire in Herodotus (co-authored with Tim Rood), under review.

Journal Articles

  1. “Anachronism and historical consciousness in the scholia to Euripides”, in preparation.
  2. “Experience and anonymous ‘you’: addressee participation in Homer”, in preparation.

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