A. A. Long Anthony Arthur Long FBA (born 17 August 1937) is a British and naturalised American classical scholar and Professor of Classics and Irving Stone Professor of Literature at the University of Cal...
A. D. Godley Alfred Denis Godley was an English classical scholar and author of humorous poems. From 1910 to 1920 he was Public Orator at the University of Oxford, a post that involved composing citations in Latin for the recipients of honorary degrees.
A. E. Housman Alfred Edward Housman, usually known as A. E. Housman, was an English classical scholar and poet, best known to the general public for his cycle of poems A Shropshire Lad.
A. N. Sherwin-White Adrian Nicholas Sherwin-White, FBA was a British academic and ancient historian. He was a fellow of St John's College, University of Oxford and President of the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies.
Alan Wace Alan John Bayard Wace (13 July 1879 in Cambridge, England – 9 November 1957, in Athens, Greece) was an English archaeologist.
Alfred Chilton Pearson Alfred Chilton Pearson (8 October 1861 – 2 January 1935) was an English classical scholar, noted for his work on Greek tragedy.
Andrew Dalby Andrew Dalby (born 1947 in Liverpool) is an English linguist, translator and historian who has written articles and several books on a wide range of topics including food history, language, Clas...
Anthony Allen (lawyer) Anthony Allen (died 11 April 1754) was an English lawyer and antiquary Allen was born at Great Hadham in Hertfordshire, about the end of the seventeenth century.
Arnold Hugh Martin Jones Arnold Hugh Martin Jones (9 March 1904 – 9 April 1970) — known as A.H.M. Jones — was a prominent 20th century British historian of classical antiquity, particularly of the later Roman Empire.
Arthur Lionel Pugh Norrington Sir Arthur Lionel Pugh Norrington, was a publisher, President of Trinity College, Oxford, Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University and originator of the Norrington Table.
Arthur Wallace Pickard-Cambridge Sir Arthur Wallace Pickard-Cambridge was a British classicist and one of the greatest authorities on the theatre of ancient Greece in the first half of the 20th century.
Arthur Way Arthur Sanders Way (13 February 1847 – 25 September 1930), was a classical scholar, translator and headmaster of Wesley College, Melbourne, Australia.
Augustine Bryan Augustine Bryan was an English classical scholar, known for his edition of Plutarch's Lives.
Averil Cameron Dame Averil Millicent Cameron, DBE, FBA (born 8 February 1940) is Professor of Late Antique and Byzantine History in the University of Oxford, and was formerly the Warden of Keble College, Oxfor...
Barri Jones Geraint Dyfed Barri Jones (4 April 1936 - 16 July 1999) was a classical scholar and archaeologist.
Benjamin Bickley Rogers Benjamin Bickley Rogers (December 11, 1828 – September 22, 1919) was an English classical scholar.
Benjamin Hall Kennedy Benjamin Hall Kennedy (6 November 1804 – 6 April 1889) was an English scholar and schoolmaster, known for his work in the teaching of the Latin language.
Benjamin Jowett Benjamin Jowett (15 April 1817 – 1 October 1893) was renowned as an influential tutor and administrative reformer in the University of Oxford, a theologian and translator of Plato.
Bernard Green Edward Bernard Green OSB (1953–22 March 2013) was an English Catholic priest, Benedictine monk of Ampleforth Abbey, historian, and sex offender.
Bettany Hughes Bettany Hughes, born May 1967, is an award-winning popular historian, author, and broadcaster.
Brian Kemball-Cook Brian H. Kemball-Cook (December 12, 1912 – September 19, 2002) was a classicist and headmaster at direct grant grammar schools in Blackburn and Bedford, England.
Caroline Vout Caroline Vout is a British academic, classicist, and art historian.
Charles Burney (scholar) Charles Burney, Junior FRS, DD (born at Lynn Regis, Norfolk December 4, 1757, died at Deptford, then in Kent, on December 28, 1817) was an English classical scholar, schoolmaster and clergyman.
Charles Dennis Fisher Charles Dennis Fisher (19 June 1877 – 31 May 1916), was a British academic, the son of historian Herbert William Fisher.
Charles Duke Yonge Charles Duke Yonge (November 30, 1812 – November 30, 1891) was an English historian, classicist and cricketer.
Charles Rann Kennedy Charles Rann Kennedy (1808 - December 17, 1867) was an English lawyer and classicist, best remembered for his involvement in the Swinfen will case and the issues of contingency fee agreements an...
Charles Wordsworth Charles Wordsworth (22 August 1806 – 5 December 1892) was Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane in Scotland.
Connop Thirlwall Connop Thirlwall (11 January 1797 – 27 July 1875) was an English bishop (in Wales) and historian.
David Malcolm Lewis Prof. David Malcolm Lewis FBA (7 June 1928, London – 12 July 1994, Oxford) was Professor of Ancient History at the University of Oxford.
David Sedley David Neil Sedley FBA (born 30 May 1947) is the seventh Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy at Cambridge University.
Denys Page Sir Denys Lionel Page (11 May 1908, Reading, Berkshire – 6 July 1978, Tarset) was a British classical scholar at Oxford and Cambridge universities.
Donald Struan Robertson Donald Struan Robertson, FBA (London, 28 June 1885 – 5 October 1961, Cambridge), was a classical scholar, particularly noted for his work on Apuleius, and for 22 years the Regius Professor of Gr...
E. D. A. Morshead Edmund Doidge Anderson Morshead was an English classicist and teacher.
E. F. Watling Edward Fairchild Watling (8 October 1899 - 6 September 1990) was an English school-master, classicist and translator.
Edgar Lobel Edgar Lobel (24 December 1888 Iași, Romania – 7 July 1982, Oxford, England) was a Romanian-British classicist and papyrologist who is best known for his four decades overseeing the publication o...
Edmund Chilmead Edmund Chilmead (1610 – 19 February 1654) was an English writer and translator, who produced both scholarly works and hack-writing.
Edmund Colledge Edmund Colledge (14 August 1910 - 16 November 1999) was an English academic, military officer, and Roman Catholic priest.
Edward Gibbon Edward Gibbon was an English historian and Member of Parliament. His most important work, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, was published in six volumes between 1776 and 1788.
Edward Henry Blakeney Edward Henry Blakeney (15 August 1869, Mitcham - 1955) was an English classical scholar and poet.
Edward Holdsworth Edward Holdsworth (1684–1746) was an English classical scholar, known as a neo-Latin poet.
Edward Meredith Cope Edward Meredith Cope (28 July 1818 – 15 August 1873), English classical scholar, was born in Birmingham.
Elizabeth Carter Elizabeth Carter (16 December 1717 – 19 February 1806) was an English poet, classicist, writer and translator, and a member of the Bluestocking Circle.
Elizabeth Rawson Elizabeth Donata Rawson (13 April 1934 – 10 December 1988) was a classical scholar known primarily for her work in the intellectual history of the Roman Republic and her biography of Cicero.
Enoch Powell John Enoch Powell, MBE (16 June 1912 – 8 February 1998) was a British politician, classical scholar, linguist and poet.
Eric Gardner Turner Sir Eric Gardner Turner CBE (26 February 1911 – 20 April 1983) was an English papyrologist and classicist.
Ernest Hardy Ernest George Hardy (15 January 1852 – 26 October 1925) was a classicist and Principal of Jesus College, Oxford from 1921 to 1925.
Ernest Myers Ernest James Myers (born at Keswick 13 October 1844; died at Etchingham, Sussex, 25 November 1921), was a poet, Classicist and author.
Evelyn Abbott Evelyn Abbott (10 March 1843 – 3 September 1901) was an English classical scholar, born at Epperstone, Nottinghamshire.
Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh (1843–1906) was an English academic and schoolmaster, known as classical scholar and translator.
F. L. Lucas Frank Laurence Lucas (1894–1967) was an English classical scholar, literary critic, poet, novelist, playwright, political polemicist, Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, and intelligence office...
F. M. Cornford Francis Macdonald Cornford, FBA (27 February 1874 – 3 January 1943) was an English classical scholar and poet; because of the similarity of his Christian name and his wife's, he was known ...
F. W. Walbank Frank William Walbank, CBE (10 December 1909 – 23 October 2008) was a scholar of ancient history, particularly the history of Polybius.
Francis Hare (bishop) Francis Hare (1671–1740) was an English churchman and classical scholar, bishop of St Asaph from 1727 and bishop of Chichester from 1731.
Frank Adcock Sir Frank Ezra Adcock, OBE, FBA (15 April 1886–22 February 1968) was a British classical historian who was Professor of Ancient History at the University of Cambridge between 1925 and 1951.
Frederick Apthorp Paley Frederick Apthorp Paley (January 14, 1815 - December 8, 1888), was an English classical scholar.
G. M. Hirst Gertrude Mary Hirst (January 22, 1869 – January 12, 1962), better known as G. M. Hirst, was an English-American classicist.
Gail Trimble Gail Christina Trimble (born 13 August 1982) is a senior faculty member in Classics at Trinity College, Oxford.
George Burges George Burges (1786 – January 11, 1864) was an English classical scholar born in India.
George Campbell Macaulay George Campbell Macaulay (1852–1915), also known as G. C. Macaulay, was a noted English Classical scholar.
George Cawkwell George Law Cawkwell (born 25 October 1919, Auckland, New Zealand) is a classical scholar who has specialized in ancient history of Greece in the 4th century BC.
George Derwent Thomson George Derwent Thomson (Seoirse Mac Tomáis; Dulwich, London, 1903 – Birmingham, 3 February 1987) was an English classical scholar, Marxist philosopher, and scholar of the Irish language.
George Glasse Dr. George Henry Glasse (1761–1809) was a notable Oxford Greek and Latin scholar, domestic chaplain to the Duke of Cambridge and a Fellow of the Royal Society.
George Hourani George Fadlo Hourani (June 3, 1913 – September 19, 1984) was a British philosopher, historian, and classicist.
Henry Furneaux Henry Furneaux was a British classical scholar at the University of Oxford, specialising in the writings of the Roman historian Tacitus.
Henry Homer Henry Homer, called the younger (1753–1791) was an English classical scholar.
Henry Nettleship Henry Nettleship (5 May 1839 – 10 July 1893) was an English classical scholar.
Henry Perigal Borrell Henry Perigal Borrell (1795, London – 2 October 1851, Smyrna) was a British numismatist.
Henry Wansbrough The Very Reverend Dom Henry Wansbrough, OSB, MA (Oxon), STL (Fribourg), LSS (Rome), is an English biblical scholar and a monk of Ampleforth Abbey, England.
Henry William Inwood Henry William Inwood (1794–1843) was an English architect, archaeologist, classical scholar and writer.
Howard Hayes Scullard Howard Hayes Scullard (February 9, 1903 – March 31, 1983) was a British historian specializing in ancient history, notable for editing the Oxford Classical Dictionary and for his many books.
James Scholefield James Scholefield (15 November 1789 - 4 April 1853), English classical scholar, was born at Henley-on-Thames.
James Tunstall James Tunstall (1708?–1762) was an English cleric and classical scholar.
Jane Ellen Harrison Jane Ellen Harrison (9 September 1850 – 15 April 1928) was a British classical scholar, linguist and feminist.
Jasper Griffin Jasper Griffin, FBA (born 29 May 1937) is a British classicist and academic.
Jasper Heywood Jasper Heywood, SJ (1535 – 9 January 1598) was the English translator of three Latin plays of Seneca, the Troas (1559), the Thyestes (1560) and Hercules Furens (1561), and a Je...
Jeremiah Markland Jeremiah Markland (October 18 (or 29) 1693 – July 7, 1776), English classical scholar, was born at Childwall in Liverpool on the 29th (or 18th) of October 1693.
John Aylmer (classicist) John Aylmer (died 5 April 1672) was born in Hampshire, educated at Winchester College, and admitted as a perpetual fellow of New College, Oxford, after two years of probation.
John Bacon Sawrey Morritt John Bacon Sawrey Morritt (1772? – 1843) was an English traveller, politician and classical scholar.
John Beazley Sir John Davidson Beazley (13 September 1885 – 6 May 1970) was a British classical archaeologist and art historian, known for his classification of Attic Vases by artistic style. He was Professor o...
John Boardman (art historian) Sir John Boardman, FBA (born 20 August 1927) is a classical art historian and archaeologist, "Britain's most distinguished historian of ancient Greek art."
John Brass (writer) John Brass or Brasse (1790-1833), was an English clergyman, classicist and educational writer.
John Chadwick John Chadwick (21 May 1920 – 24 November 1998) was an English linguist and classical scholar who, with Alice Kober and Michael Ventris, was most notable for the decipherment of Linear B.
Joshua Barnes Joshua Barnes FRS (10 January 1654 – 3 August 1712), was an English scholar.
Judith Herrin Judith Herrin (born 1942) is a British archaeologist and academic of Late Antiquity.
Katharine Jex-Blake Katharine Jex-Blake (18 November 1860 – 26 March 1951), was an English classical scholar, mistress of Girton College, Cambridge.
Kathleen Freeman (classicist) Kathleen Freeman (22 June 1897 – 21 February 1959) was a British classical scholar and (under the pseudonym Mary Fitt) author of detective novels.
Ken Dowden Ken Dowden is Professor of Classics and Head of School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion at the University of Birmingham, having succeeded Andrew Barker in 2012.
Leonard Whibley Leonard Whibley was a Greek scholar who edited A Companion to Greek Studies from 1905 to 1931.
Lewis Richard Farnell Lewis Richard Farnell FBA was a classical scholar and Oxford academic, where he served as Vice-Chancellor from 1920 to 1923.
Lilian Hamilton Jeffery Lilian Hamilton Jeffery (5 January 1915 to 29 September 1986) was a British archaeologist, classical philologist and epigraphist best remembered for her 1961 work The Local Scripts of Archaic ...
Martin Routh Martin Joseph Routh (18 September 175522 December 1854) was an English classical scholar and President of Magdalen College, Oxford (1791–1854).
Mary Beard (classicist) Winifred Mary Beard, OBE, FSA (born 1 January 1955) is Professor of Classics at the University of Cambridge, a Fellow of Newnham College, and Royal Academy of Arts Professor of Ancient Literature.
Maurice Bowra Sir Cecil Maurice Bowra (8 April 1898 – 4 July 1971) was an English classical scholar and academic, known for his wit.
Michael Angold Michael Angold (born 1940) is Professor Emeritus of Byzantine History and Honorary Fellow in the University of Edinburgh.
Michael Grant (author) Michael Grant CBE (21 November 1914 – 4 October 2004) was an English classicist, numismatist, and author of numerous popular books on ancient history.
Michael Stokes (academic) Professor Michael Christopher Stokes (26 March 1933 – 25 May 2012) was a British Professor of Greek.
Michael Ventris Michael George Francis Ventris, OBE was an English architect who, along with John Chadwick and Alice Kober, deciphered Linear B, a previously unknown ancient script discovered at Knossos by Arthur Evans.
Moses I. Finley Sir Moses I. Finley, CBE, FBA was an American professor, whose prosecution by the McCarran Security Committee led to his move to England, where he became English classical scholar and eventually master of Darwin College, Cambridge.
Myles Burnyeat Myles Fredric Burnyeat CBE FBA (born 1 January 1939) is an English scholar of ancient philosophy.
Nathan Bodington Sir Nathan Bodington was the first Vice Chancellor of the University of Leeds having been Principal and Professor of Greek at the Yorkshire College since 1883.
Nicholas Richardson Nicholas James Richardson was Warden of Greyfriars, Oxford, from 2004 until 2007.
P. E. Easterling Patricia Elizabeth Easterling FBA (née Fairfax) (born 11 March 1934) is an English classical scholar, recognised as a particular expert on the work of Sophocles.
Paul Millett Paul Millett (born 1954) is a British senior lecturer in Classics at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of Downing College, Cambridge.
Percy Gardner Percy Gardner, FSA, FBA (24 November 1846 – 17 July 1937) was an English classical archaeologist.
Peter Brunt Peter Astbury Brunt, FBA (23 June 19175 November 2005), known as P. A. Brunt, was a British academic and ancient historian.
Peter Elmsley Peter Elmsley (1773–1825) was an English classical scholar.
Philip Matyszak Philip Matyszak is a British non-fiction author, primarily of historical works relating to ancient Rome.
Philip Vellacott Philip Humphrey Vellacott was an English classical scholar, known for his numerous translations of Greek tragedy.
Reginald Hackforth Reginald Hackforth, FBA (17 August 1887 in London – 6 May 1957 in Cambridge) was an English classical scholar, known mainly for his work on Plato, and from 1939 to 1952 was the second Laur...
Richard Dawes Richard Dawes (1708 – 21 March 1766) was an English classical scholar.
Richard Finn The Very Reverend Richard Damian Finn, OP (born 1963) was Regent of Blackfriars, Oxford and is currently the Novice Master for The English Province of The Order of Preachers.
Richard Janko Richard Janko is a Anglo-American classical scholar.
Richard Livingstone Sir Richard Winn Livingstone was a British classical scholar, educationist, and academic administrator.
Richard Shilleto Richard Shilleto (November 25, 1809 – September 24, 1876), English classical scholar, was born at Ulleskelf in Yorkshire.
Richard Talbert Richard John Alexander Talbert (born 1947) is a contemporary British-American ancient historian and classicist on the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he is Will...
Robin Lane Fox Robin James Lane Fox, FRSL (born 5 October 1946) is an English historian of antiquity and a gardening writer.
Robinson Ellis Robinson Ellis (5 September 1834 – 10 October 1913) was an English classical scholar.
Roger Marbeck Roger Marbeck (1536–1605), son of organist John Marbeck, was a noted classical scholar, was appointed public orator in the University of Oxford in 1564, and in 1565 became a canon of Christ Chur...
Thomas Fowler (academic) Thomas Fowler (1 September 1832 – 20 November 1904), was an English academic and academic administrator, acting as President of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and Vice-Chancellor of the Univers...
Thomas Fowler (university administrator) Thomas Fowler (1 September 1832 – 20 November 1904), was an English academic and academic administrator, acting as President of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and Vice-Chancellor of the Univers...
Thomas Gaisford Thomas Gaisford (22 December 1779 – 2 June 1855) was an English classical scholar.
William Hamilton Fyfe Sir William Hamilton Fyfe (July 9, 1878 – June 13, 1965) was an English and Canadian classics scholar, educator, and educational administrator.
William Henry Balgarnie William Henry Balgarnie (12 May 1869 – c. July 1951) was a schoolmaster at Elmfield College and The Leys School, and is believed to have been the inspiration for the character Mr Chips in the bo...