Andrew Farrington

POSITION: Assistant Professor

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Telephone: 25310 39487

Email: afarring@he.duth.gr

RESEARCH AND TEACHING SUBJECT:

Ancient Greek History

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Greek and Roman baths and bathing, Roman bath architecture, agonistic life, sporting life, gymnasium, Isthmia, Isthmian games, agonistic inscriptions, Greek culture under the Roman empire, civic honours

COURSES TAUGHT

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1. Introduction to Ancient History (55ΑΥ2)

2. The Hellenistic World (55ΕΣΤΥΙ1)

3. The Greek Renaissance: The Culture of Greek Lands of the Roman Empire (55ΥΕΙ1)

4. Family, Gender and Personal Relations in the Ancient Greek World (55ΕΣΤΗ54)

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

Colchester Royal Grammar School , Colchester, Essex, U.K. 1971-1977

New College, Oxford University , Oxford, U.K., B.A., Literae Humaniores (Ancient Greek and Latin Language, Ancient Greek and Latin Literature, Ancient Greek and Roman History), 1981.

Wolfson College, Oxford University , Oxford, U.K., Ph.D in Classical Archaeology (1981-1987), dissertation title, Roman Bath Houses to 300 A.D. in Lycia and the Neighbouring Areas. Research involved extensive travel in south-western Turkey.

University of York, York, U.K., M.Sc. in Information Technology (1989-1990).

Tutor in Classics, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia (1984-1986). Taught courses in classical drama in translation, beginner’s Latin, Ancient Greek history (Homeric, 5c B.C.), Ancient Greek archaeology (Classical), first- and second-year Ancient Greek to undergraduates of all ages.

Tuition to undergraduates on various American summer programmes based in Greece (1986-1988) to American undergraduates from wide range of schools.

Tuition to various third-age study tours, covering Aegean, mainland Greece and western Turkey, including International Study Tours, New York (www.istculturaltours.com), Greece (1986-1988, 1998-present), tours for the Smithsonian Associates, run by Travel Dynamics of New York and by Saga (UK) and tour (2003) for Martin Randall Ltd. (UK).

Fixed-term lecturer in Classics, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia (1990-1991). Taught courses in beginner’s Latin, classical drama in translation, Rome in the imperial Greek east to undergraduates of all ages.

Lecturer in Classics, Victoria University of Wellington, 1991-1994. Designed and taught courses on Ancient Greek and Roman theatre, 5c Ancient Greek history, 5c Ancient Greek society, Roman history, Ancient Greek to all levels, Latin to undergraduates of all ages. Supervised Honours and Masters’ theses.

Lecturer, College Year in Athens, Athens. Taught course on Greek tragedy, spring 1996, to American undergraduates. Taught second-year Latin, spring 2003.

Lecturer and Course Controller, Foundation Year in Classics (Ancient Greek language, Ancient Greek society), University of Wales at Swansea, Athens Campus, Athens, Greece (1998-2000). Teaching of ancient Greek culture and language, through the medium of English, to Greek students intending to study in UK.

New York College, Athens. Taught survey intensive course on western civilization, June-July 2003.

October-December 2004, University of the Peloponnese, Kalamata Campus, Lecturer in Ancient History. Taught, through medium of Modern Greek, first year course (Introduction to Ancient History), second year course (Greek History from 478 to 323 B.C.).

March-June 2005, University of Thrace, Department of Greek Literature, Komotini Campus, Lecturer in Ancient History. Taught, through medium of Modern Greek, first year course (Introduction to Ancient History), third year course (Hellenistic History, 323-31 B.C.)

October 2005 - June 2006, University of the Peloponnese, Department of Humanities and Cultural Heritage Management, Kalamata Campus, Lecturer in Ancient History, Taught, through medium of Modern Greek, first year course (Introduction to Ancient History), second year course (Greek History, 5c B.C.), second year course (Public and Private Life in Greece)

October 2005 - February 2006, University of Thrace, Department of History and Ethnology, Komotini Campus, first year course in Ancient History (2000 B.C. - 479 B.C.), second year course in Ancient History (479-404 B.C.)

October 2006 - February 2007, University of Thrace, Department of History and Ethnology, Komotini Campus, second year course in Ancient History (479-404 B.C.), second year course in Historical Geography of the Roman Empire

October 2005 - present, Greek Open University, Tutor, Introduction to Greek Culture (2005 – 2008), Public and Private Life in Greece I: From Antiquity to Post-Byzantine Times (2008 – present)

December, 2005, elected to Lecturership in Ancient History, University of Thrace, Department of History and Ethnology, Komotini Campus.

April 2007 – October 2013, Lecturer in Ancient History, University of Thrace, Department of History and Ethnology, Komotini Campus.

October 2013 – present, Assistant Professor Ancient History, University of Thrace, Department of History and Ethnology, Komotini Campus.

Academic Publications

Books

The Roman Baths of Lycia: An Architectural Study (British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara, Monograph 20, Oxbow Books, Oxford, 1995).

Isthmionikai : A Catalogue of Isthmian Victors: Nikephoros Beiheft (Georg Olms, 2012)

Articles

‘Imperial Bathbuildings in South-West Asia Minor’ in Roman Architecture in the Greek World (eds.) S Macready, F H Thompson (Society of Antiquaries, London, 1987).

Review of: J C Biers The Great Bath on the Lechaeon Road (Princeton, American School of Classical Studies, 1985) in Classical Review N.S. 28.2 (1988).

‘Social Self-Knowledge in Euripides’ IonRheinisches Museum (1990) 120-136.

(with J J Coulton) ‘Terracotta spacer pins in Lycian bath buildings’ in Anatolian Studies 40 (1990) 55-67.

‘Olympic Victors and the Popularity of the Olympic Games in the Imperial Period’ in Tyche 12 (1997) 15-46.

‘The introduction and spread of Roman bathing in Greece’ 57-67 in (eds.) J DeLaine, D E Johnston Roman Baths and Bathing: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Roman Baths, Bath, England, 30.3.92-4.4.92: Part One: Bathing and Society (Journal of Roman Archaeology, Supplementary Series no 37, Portsmouth, RI, 1999)

‘Θέμιδες and the local elites of Lycia, Pamphylia and Pisidia’, 241 – 249, in Ριζάκη, Α.Δ., Camia, F., (επιμ.)Pathways to Power: Civic Elites in the Eastern Part of the Roman Empire:Proceedings of the International Workshop held at Athens, Scuola Archeologica Italiana, 19 December 2005, Scuola Archeological Italiana di Atene, Tripodes 6 (Athens, 2008)

‘H Ανατολική Μακεδονία κατά τους Ελληνιστικούς και Ρωμαϊκούς Χρόνους’ 76 – 97 Papazoglou, Γ. Κ. (ed.) Ανατολική Μακεδονία, Περιφέρεια Ανατολικής Μακεδονίας – Θράκης (Κομοτηνή, 2008).

‘The Origin of Victors in the Isthmian Games’, 421 – 430, in Ριζάκη, Α.Δ., Λεπενιώτη, Κ. (ed.), Roman Peloponnese III: Society, Economy and Culture under the Roman Empire: Continuity and Innovation, Εθνικό Ίδρυμα Ερευνών (Ε.Ι.Ε.). Ινστιτούτο Ελληνικής και Ρωμαϊκής Αρχαιότητας: Μελετήματα 63 (Athens, 2010).

‘Ελληνιστική και Ρωμαϊκή Μεσσηνία: Αρχαιολογική και Ιστορική Επισκόπηση’ 169 - 203 στο Μεσσηνία: Συμβολές στην Ιστορία και στον πολιτισμό της, Αφιέρωμα Σχολής Ανθρωπιστικών Επιστημών και Πολιτισμικών Σπουδών του Πανεπιστημίου Πελοποννήσου. (eds.) Γεωργία Ξανθάκη Καραμάνου, Αριστ. Ν. Δουλαβέρας - Ιω. Σπηλιοπούλου. (Athens 2012).

‘The Pythia of Sicyon’, forthcoming (Nikephoros, 26 (2013))

Revised version of article ‘Olympic Victors and the Popularity of the Olympic Games in the Imperial Period’ in Tyche 12 (1997) 15-46, with addendum, to be published in Sport in the Greek and Roman Worlds. Oxford Readings in Classical Studies, (ed.) T. Scanlon, Oxford University Press, forthcoming. ‘Olympic Victors and the Popularity of the Olympic Games in the Imperial Period’ στο Tyche, 12 (1997) 15-46.

Member of the 'les honours civiques' research group (http://www.univ-tours.fr/acces-rapide/mme-heller-anna-1683.kjsp?RH=ACCUEIL_FR)