17. Classical Traditions: Introduction
Henriette van der Blom [+]
University of Birmingham
Henriette van der Blom is Senior Lecturer in Ancient History at the University of Birmingham. She has published extensively on Roman republican memory culture, oratory and politics, including Cicero’s Role Models: The Political Strategy of a Newcomer (OUP 2010) and Community and Communication: Oratory and Politics in Republican Rome (with C. Steel; OUP 2013). Her next monograph is Oratory and Political Career in the Late Roman Republic (CUP, forthcoming).
Tim Rood [+]
University of Oxford
Tim Rood is Professor of Greek Literature at the University of Oxford, where he is the Dorothea Gray Fellow and Tutor in Classics at St Hugh’s College. His research focuses on Greek historiography and its reception. His first book, Thucydides: Narrative and Explanation (1998), was published in the Oxford Classical Monographs series. Since then, he has written two books on the reception of Xenophon’s Anabasis: The Sea! The Sea! The Shout of the Ten Thousand in the Modern Imagination (2004) and American Anabasis: Xenophon and the Idea of America from the Mexican War to Iraq (2010).