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                                                            Oswyn Murray: Books Published

 

(The numbers refer to the general bibliography)

 

15. Early Greece (London, 1980): Spanish edition 1981, German edition 1982, Italian and American editions 1983.

 

23. Oxford History of the Classical World (Oxford, 1986), ed. with John Boardman and Jasper Griffin: Spanish translation 1988, Italian translation 1991, Hungarian translation 1996, Greek translation n.d.

 

42. Paul Veyne, Bread and Circuses (London, 1990) abridged with an introduction by Oswyn Murray (pp. vii-xxiii).

 

 43. Sympotica: a symposium on the symposion (Oxford, 1990); revised paperback edition with addenda, 1994.

 

44.  The Greek City from Homer to Alexander (Oxford, 1990), ed. with Simon Price; French translation 1992; Greek translation 2007.

 

45. Latin Poetry and the Classical Tradition: Essays in Medieval and Renaissance Literature (Oxford-Warburg Studies: Oxford, 1990), ed. with Peter Godman.

 

65. Early Greece: second edition (London and Harvard 1993): German edition 1995 (6th edition 1998); French edition 1995, Italian edition 1996; Polish edition 2005; Chinese edition 2008, Spanish, Russian and Portuguese editions believed forthcoming.

 

66. La città greca (Einaudi, Torino, 1993).

 

74. In Vino Veritas (British School at Rome, 1995), ed. with Manuela Tecusan.

 

90. Jacob Burckhardt, The Greeks and Greek Civilization translated by Sheila Stern, edited with an introduction by Oswyn Murray (London and New York, 1998). Chinese translation 2012.

 

106. Fernand Braudel, The Mediterranean in the Ancient World translated by Sian Reynolds, with an introduction by Oswyn Murray (London 2001).

 

117. Edward Bulwer Lytton, Athens: Its Rise and Fall Bicentenary edition edited by Oswyn Murray (London 2004).

 

126. Holywell Manor: an Anecdotal History compiled by Oswyn Murray (Oxford 2007).

 

127. A Commentary on Herodotus Books I-IV by David Asheri, Alan Lloyd, Aldo Corcella; edited by Oswyn Murray and Alfonso Moreno (Oxford 2007) (Greek translation 2010).

 

152. The Legacy of Arnaldo Momigliano ed. Tim Cornell and Oswyn Murray (Warburg Institute London 2014). 

 

165. The Symposion: Drinking Greek Style. Essays on Greek Pleasure 1983-2017 Oxford.

 

 

 

                                                                         Recent Publications

 

 

2004

 

117. Edward Bulwer Lytton, Athens: Its Rise and Fall Bicentenary edition edited by Oswyn Murray (London 2004).

118. ‘A Lost School of History: Ancient Greece in the Age of Reform’, Introduction to Edward Bulwer Lytton, Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Bicentenary edition edited by Oswyn Murray (London 2004) 1-34.

119. ‘Book VI: a fragment transcribed and edited by Oswyn Murray’, Bulwer Lytton o.c. 525-95.

120. ‘Mike’, Michael Bacharach 1936-2002 ed. D. Gambetta and N. Gold (2004), pp. 19-21.

Reviews:

Philip McDonagh, Carraroe in Saxony and Memoirs of an Ionian Diplomat, Balliol College Annual Record 2004, 38-9.

 

2005

 

121. ‘Professor Oliver Lyne’, obituary Daily Telegraph Wednesday March 30, 2005 p. 23; revised version Balliol College Annual Record 2005 pp. 37-8.

122. ‘Zeno and the Art of Polis Maintenance’, The Imaginary Polis, ed. M.H. Hansen (Copenhagen 2005) 202-21.

123. ‘Peter Brunt’, obituary The Guardian Monday November 28, 2005 p. 33.

Reviews:

I Gildenhardt, M. Ruehll (eds), Out of Arcadia: Classics and Politics in Germany in the age of Burckhardt, Nietzsche and Wilamowitz, German History 23 (2005) 273-4.

 

2006

 

124. ‘Pierre Vidal-Naquet’, obituary The Independent Friday 4 August 2006 pp. 42-3.

125. ‘Burckhardt and the Archaic Age’, Jacob Burckhardt und die Griechen ed. L. Burckhardt, H.-J.Gehrke (Basel 2006) 247-61.

Reviews:

‘What Caesar’s Men Did’, review of Howard Brenton, The Romans in Britain TLS 24 February  2006, 16.

Tom Holland, Persian Fire, Anglo-Hellenic Review 34 (2006) 20-1.

 

2007

 

126. Holywell Manor: an Anecdotal History compiled by Oswyn Murray (Oxford 2007).

127. A Commentary on Herodotus Books I-IV by David Asheri, Alan Lloyd, Aldo Corcella; edited by Oswyn Murray and Alfonso Moreno (Oxford 2007) (Greek translation 2010).

128. ‘Jean-Pierre Vernant’, obituary The Independent 11 January 2007 (a version of this appeared in Greek in Politis Jan 2007 no 151.5 pp. 49-51).

129. ‘British Sparta in the Age of Philhellenism’, The Contribution of Ancient Sparta to Political Thought ed. N. Birgalias, K. Buraselis, P. Cartledge (Athens 2007) 345-89.

130. ‘Niebuhr en Gran Bretaña’, Revista de Historiografía 6 (2007) 76-83.

131. ‘Philosophy and Monarchy in the Hellenistic World’, Jewish Perspectives on Hellenistic Rulers ed. T. Rajak, S. Pearce, J. Aitken and J. Dines (California 2007) 13-28.

Reviews:

John Henderson, Oxford Reds, TLS 5419 Feb 9th, 2007, 8.

John Ray, The Rosetta Stone TLS October 19th 2007,. 24.

James Davidson, The Greeks and Greek Love, Literary Review Nov 2007, 25-6.

Christopher Stray (ed), Gilbert Murray Reassessed: Hellenism, Theatre, and International Politics, TLS 21-8 December 2007, 31.

Leandro Polverini (ed.) Arnaldo Momigliano nella storiograμa del Novecento; with Giovanna Granata (ed.) L’archivio Arnaldo Momigliano. Inventario analitico, CR 57 (2007) 299-302.

 

2008

 

132. ‘Anthony Burgess and the Loom of Language’, Anthony Burgess and Modernity ed. Alan R. Roughley (Manchester 2008) 242-51.

133. ‘The Odyssey as Performance Poetry’, Performance, Iconography, Reception: Studies in honour of Oliver Taplin ed. M. Revermann and P. Wilson (Oxford 2008) 161-76.

134. ‘Ptolemaic Royal Patronage’, Ptolemy II Philadelphus and his World ed. P. McKechnie and P. Guillaume, Mnemosyne Suppl. 300 (Leiden 2008) 9-24.

135. ‘Ireland invents Greek History: the lost historian John Gast’, Hermathena 185 (2008; published 2011) 23-106.

Reviews:

P.N. Miller (ed), Momigliano and Antiquarianism, English Historical Review 123 (2008) 414-6.

Obituary of Richilda Maisie Nora Murray for The (Subud) Journal 63-4 August 2008 20-1

 

2009

 

136. ‘The Culture of the Symposion’, A Companion to Archaic Greece ed. Kurt A. Raaflaub and Hans von Wees (Chichester 2009) 508-23.

 

2010

 

137. ‘In Search of the Key to All Mythologies’, Translating Antiquity ed. Stefan Rebenich, Barbara von Reibnitz, Thomas Späth (Basel  2010) 119-29.

138. ‘Modern Perceptions of Ancient Realities from Montesquieu to Mill’, Démocratie athéniennes – Démocratie moderne: Tradition et Influences Entretiens Fondation Hardt LVI (Vandoeuvres-Genève 2010) 137-66.

139. ‘Conclusion’ ibid. pp. 395-401

140. ‘Niebuhr in Britain’, Historiographie de l’antiquité et transferts culturels: Les histoires anciennes dans l’Europe des XVIIIe et XIXe siècles, ed. Chryssanthi Avlami and Jaime Alvar (Rodopi, Amsterdam-New York 2010) 239-54 (English version of no. 125).

141. ‘Momigliano on Peace and Liberty (1940)’, Acta Universitatis Carolinae – Philologica I Graecolatina Pragensia XXIII (2010; published 2011) 81-96; reprinted in The Annual of  Texts by Foreign Guest Professors  (University of Prague) 4  (2010) 95-114.

 

2011

 

142. ‘Ancient History in the Eighteenth Century’, Afterword to The Western Time of Ancient History, ed. A Lianeri (Cambridge 2011) 301-6.

143. ‘Le Repentir de Gilbert Murray’, La République des Lettres dans la Tourmente (1919-1939) ed. A. Compagnon (CNRS Paris 2011) 125-34.

144.  Contribution to 99 words ed. Liz Gray (London 2011)

145. ‘Introduction’ (pp. 7-8); ‘Hedonism and History’ (pp. 99-116), SCOLH: Feast – Play – Celebration in the Ancient World ed. Lidia Ożarowska, Karolina Sekita, Jesse Simon (Warszawa 2011

 

2012

 

146. ‘Renouveler l’histoire des moeurs’, Le Banquet de Pauline Schmitt Pantel: Genre, moeurs et politique dans l’Antiquité grecque et romaine ed. V. Azoulay, F. Gherchanoc, S. Lalanne (Paris 2012) 297-305.

147. Catalogue entry on George Grote, Histoire de la Grèce in Senate House Library, University of London ed. C. Pressler and K. Attar (London 2012) 44.

 

 

2013

 

148. ‘Marathon and the Philhellenes’, Marathon. The Day After ed. K. Buraselis, E. Koulakiotis (European Cultural Centre of Delphi 2013) 217-28.

149. ‘The Chorus of Dionysus : Alcohol and Old Age in the Laws’, Performance and Culture in Plato’s Laws ed. Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi (Cambridge 2013) 109-22.

150. ‘Victorian Worthies’ and ‘Dacre Balsdon’, Exeter College: the first 700 years ed. Frances Cairncross with Hannah Parham (London 2013) 74-7 and 112-3.

 

151. ‘The Olympic Games and the Cult of Sport in Ancient Greece’. From Athens to Beijing ed. Susan Brownell (New York 2013) 25-33.

 

Reviews:

Maria Luisa Catoni, Bere vino puro: immagini del simposio, CR 63 (2013) 493-5.

 

2014

 

152. The Legacy of Arnaldo Momigliano ed. Tim Cornell and Oswyn Murray (Warburg Institute London 2014).

153. ‘Momigliano and the Problems of History’ in no. 152, pp. 29-52.

154. ‘Myth, History and Archaeology’ and ‘The End of the Dark Age: the Aristocracy’, Greek Civilization in Literature ed. Lorenzo E. Garcia Jr. (San Diego 2014) 41-55 (reprint of chs. I and III of  Early Greece.

155. ‘Epilogue: the Pleasure of Intellectual Friendship’, Patterns of the Past: Epitedeumata in the Greek Tradition ed. A. Moreno and R. Thomas (Oxford 2014) 233-44.

156. ‘Thucydides and the Altar of Apollo Archegetes’, Annali della Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa serie 5, 6/1 (2014) 447-73.

157. ‘Athenaeus the Encyclopedist’, Rivista Storica Italiana 126 (2014) 689-720.

158.‘Athenaeus the Encyclopedist’ A Companion to Food in the Ancient World ed. J Wilkins and R.Nadeau (Wiley, Chichester 2014)  30-42 (an abbreviated version of 157).

 

2015

 

 

Reviews:

K.M. Lynch, The Symposium in Context, Mouseion 2015 243-6.

New Preface to Charles Freeman history 2014 published

2016

159. ‘The Symposion between East and West’, The Cup of Song ed. V. Cazzato, D. Obbink and E.R. Prodi (Oxford 2016) 17-27.

160. ‘Violence at the symposion’, The Topography of Violence in the Greco-Roman World ed. W. Riess and G. G. Fagan (Ann Arbor 2016) 195-206.

161. ‘Envoi’ Dining and Death ed Draycott and Stamatopoulou (Oxford 2016).

162. ‘The Western Futures of Ancient History’ ed. A. Lianeri Trends in Classics Suppl. 32 (Berlin 2016) 385-99.

 

 

2017

 

163. ‘Arnaldo Momigliano on Peace and Liberty (1941)’, Ark of Civilization ed. S. Crawford, K. Ulmschneider, J. Elsner (Oxford 2017) 201-7.

 

164. ‘Erinnerungen an Chris Marker’ Chris Marker, L’Heritage de la Chouette: Maske und Kothurn 63 (2017) 204-6.

 

 

 

 

 

   2018

 

165. The Symposion: Drinking Greek Style. Essays on Greek Pleasure 1983-2017 Oxford.

 

166. ‘La réception de Vernant dans le monde anglophone’, Relire Vernant, textes réunis et présentés par Stella Geourgoudi et François de Polignac, Paris, 291-315.

 

167. ‘Panegyric and Advice to Rulers from Late Antiquity to the Early Middle Ages’ Concepts of Ideal Rulership from Antiquity to the Renaissance ed. G. Rostam and S. Schorn (Lectio 7, Belgium) 217-254.

 

 

2019

 

168. ‘The Reception of Vernant in the English Speaking World’ Annales in Perspective: Designs and Accomplishments vol 1 ed. D. Roksandi, F.Š. Šegvi, N.Š. Šegvi, Zagreb 97-109 (English version of 166).

 

169. ‘Memories of E.R. Dodds’, Rediscovering E.R. Dodds ed. C. Stray, C. Pelling and S. Harrison Oxford,  273-9.

 

170. ‘Between East and West: Memories of the Cold War’ History of Classical Scholarship 1, 252-64.

 

Reviews:

J.G. Manning, History in Time of War, Gnomon 91 (2019) 760-1.

 

Balliol review of Augustus

 

 

2020

 

171. Foreword to Love in the Blitz by Eileen Alexander (London) vii-xiii.

 

172. ‘The External Rapport on the Centre Gernet, 1996’, Qu’est-ce que faire une école? Regard sur “l’école de Paris”, Cahiers “Mondes anciens” 13 (on line).

 

173. ‘The Reception of Vernant in the English-speaking World’ History of Classical Scholarship 2, 131-57 (new English version of 166 and 168).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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