John Marincola

Leon Golden Professor of Classics, Florida State University

BA in Classical Studies, 1979

John Marincola specializes in Greek and Roman historiography and rhetoric. He is the author of Authority and Tradition in Ancient Historiography (1997), Greek Historians (2001), and (with Michael A. Flower) Herodotus: Histories Book IX (2002). He has edited A Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography (2007) and Oxford Readings in Greek and Roman Historiography (2010). He has co-edited (with Carolyn Dewald) The Cambridge Companion to Herodotus (2006) and (with C. S. Kraus and C. B. R. Pelling) Ancient Historiography and its Contexts:Studies in Honour of A. J. Woodman (2009). He has revised the Penguin editions of Herodotus’ Histories (1996; further revised edition, 2003) and The Rise and Fall of Athens (forthcoming);and he has translated Xenophon’s Hellenica and fragments of the Oxyrhynchus historian for The Landmark Xenophon’s Hellenica (2009). He has written articles on many Greek and Roman historians and is currently at work on a book on Hellenistic historiography. He is the current Book Review Editor of Classical Journal and co-editor (with John Moles) of Histos.


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