Friday, May 02, 2008

Jon E. Lendon

Jon E. Lendon

Corcoran Department of History

The University of Virginia

Randall Hall

P.O. Box 400180

Charlottesville, Virginia 22904-4180


1991 Ph.D. Yale University, History.

1986 B.A. Yale University, History and Classical

Civilization, summa cum laude, Phi Beta

Kappa, with distinction in both majors.

A. Books:

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).

B. Articles:

"War and Society in the Hellenistic World and the Roman Republic," forthcoming in H. van Wees, P. Sabin, and M. Whitby (eds.), Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare (Cambridge: Cambridge University Pr.).

"Cavalry Formations in the Greek Tactical Tradition," forthcoming in N. V. Sekunda (ed.), Acts of the First International Conference on Hellenistic Warfare.

"Athens and Sparta and the Coming of the Peloponnesian War," in L. J. Samons (ed.), Cambridge Companion to the Age of Pericles (New York: Cambridge University Pr., 2007) pp. 258-281.

"The Legitimacy of the Roman Emperor: Against Weberian Legitimacy and Imperial 'Strategies of Legitimation'" in A. Kolb (ed.), Herrschaftsstrukturen und Herrschaftspraxis (Akademie: Berlin, 2006) pp. 53-63.

"Xenophon and the Alternative to Realist Foreign Policy: Cyropaedia 3.1.14-31," Journal of Hellenic Studies 126 (2006) pp. 82-98.

"Contubernalis, Commanipularis, and Commilito in Roman Soldiers' Epigraphy: Drawing the Distinction," Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 157 (2006) pp. 270-276.

"Historical Thought in Ancient Rome," in L. Kramer and S. Maza (eds.), A Companion to Western Historical Thought (Oxford: Blackwell, 2002) pp. 60-77.

"Voting by Shouting in Sparta," in E. Tylawsky and C. Weiss (eds.), Essays in Honor of Gordon Williams: Twenty- Five Years at Yale (New Haven: Henry R. Schwab, 2001) pp. 169-75.

"Homeric Vengeance and the Outbreak of Greek Wars," in H. van Wees (ed.), War and Violence in Ancient Greece (London: Duckworth/Classical Press of Wales, 2000) pp. 1-30.

"The Rhetoric of Combat: Greek Theory and Roman Culture in Julius Caesar's Battle Descriptions," Classical Antiquity 18 (1999) pp. 273-329.

"Spartan Honor," in C. Hamilton and P. Krentz (eds.), Polis and Polemos: Essays on Politics, War, and History in Ancient Greece, in Honor of Donald Kagan (Claremont, California: Regina Books, 1997) pp. 105-26.

"Thucydides and the 'Constitution' of the Peloponnesian League," Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 35 (1994) pp. 159-77.

"The Face on the Coins and Inflation in Roman Egypt,"
Klio 72 (1990) pp. 106-34.

"The Oxyrhynchus Historian and the Origins of the
Corinthian War," Historia 38 (1989) pp. 300-13.

C. Review articles and academic book reviews:

"Greek Art and Culture Since Art and Experience in Classical Greece" (review article) with E. A. Meyer, in J. M. Barringer and J. M. Hurwit (eds.), Periklean Athens and its Legacy (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2005) pp. 255-276.

Review of C. R. Whittaker, Rome and its Frontiers: The Dynamics of Empire (London/New York: Routledge, 2004)and T. S. Burns, Rome and the Barbarians, 100 B.C.-A.D. 400 (Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003), The Journal of Roman Studies 95 (2005) pp. 257-9.

Review of A. K. Bowman, H. M. Cotton, M. Goodman, and S. Price (eds.), Representations of Empire: Rome and the Mediterranean World in The Classical Review 54(2004) pp. 483-5.

"The Ignorance Factory" (review article), Arion 12 (2004) pp. 189-200.

"The Roman Army Now" (review article), The Classical Journal 99 (2004) pp. 441-9.

Review of J. P. Arnason and P. Murphy (eds.), Agon, Logos, Polis: The Greek Achievement and its Aftermath in The Classical Review 52 (2002) pp. 400-401.

"Primitivism and Ancient Foreign Relations" (review article), The Classical Journal 97 (2002) pp. 375-84.

"Gladiators" (review article), The Classical Journal 95 (2000) pp. 399-406.

Review of G. Anderson, Sage, Saint, and Sophist. Holy Men and their Associates in the Early Roman Empire in The International Journal of the Classical Tradition 5 (1998) pp. 114-6.

"Three Emperors and the Roman Imperial Regime" (review article), The Classical Journal 94 (1998) pp. 87-93.

"Social Control at Rome" (review article), The Classical Journal 93 (1997) pp. 83-8.

Review of P. Brown, Power and Persuasion in Late Antiquity: Towards a Christian Empire, in Speculum 69 (1994) pp. 1129-31.