Prof. Andrew W. Erskine


Academic positionFull Professor
Research fieldsAncient History
KeywordsEthnicity, Greeks, Hellenistic, Polybius, Troy

Current contact address

CountryUnited Kingdom
InstitutionUniversity of Edinburgh
InstituteSchool of History and Classics

Host during sponsorship

Prof. Dr. Hatto H. SchmittAbteilung für Alte Geschichte, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, München
Start of initial sponsorship01/09/1997


1996Humboldt Research Fellowship Programme

Publications (partial selection)

2002Andrew W. Erskine: 'O Brother, where are thou? Tales of Kinship and Diplomacy' . In: Daniel Ogden, The Hellenistic World: New Perspectives. The Classical Press of Wales/Duckworth, 2002. 97-115
2001Andrew W. Erskine: 'Trojans in Athenian Society: Public Rhetoric and Private Life.' . In: D. Papenfuß und V.M. Strocka, Gab es das griechische Wunder? Griechenland zwischen dem Ende des 6. und der Mitte des 5. Jhds. v. Chr.. Philipp von Zabern, 2001. 113-125
2001Andrew W. Erskine: Troy between Greece and Rome: Local Tradition and Imperial Power. Oxford University Press, 2001
2000Andrew W. Erskine: 'Polybios and Barbarian Rome' . In: Mediterraneo Antico, 2000, 165-182
2000Andrew W. Erskine: Polybius. In: G. Speake, Encyclopedia of Greece and the Hellenic Tradition . Fitzroy Dearborn, 2000. 1382-1383
1999Andrew W. Erskine: Zenon. In: Kai Brodersen, Große Gestalten der griechischen Antike: 58 historische Portraits von Homer bis Kleopatra . C. H. Beck, 1999. 414-420
1998Andrew W. Erskine: Trojan Horseplay in Rome. In: Dialogos: Hellenic Studies Review, 1998, 131-138