Alan Cameron (classical scholar)
Alan Cameron is a British classicist, Charles Anthon Professor of the Latin Language and Literature at Columbia University
Columbia University
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Cameron gained a BA from Oxford University, and his MA in 1964. He has taught at Columbia University since about 1977. In March 1997 he was awarded the American Philological Association
American Philological Association
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's Goodwin Award of Merit in classical scholarship.

His books include:
  • Claudian: Poetry and Propaganda at the Court of Honorius (1970)

  • Porphyrius the Charioteer (1973)

  • Circus Factions: Blues and Greens at Rome and Byzantium (1976)

  • Barbarians and Politics at the Court of Arcadius (May 1992)(with Jacqueline Long, Assistant Professor of Classics, University of Texas at Austin)

  • The Greek Anthology: From Meleager to Planudes (OUP 1993)

  • Callimachus and his Critics (1995)

  • Greek Mythography in the Roman World (OUP Sep 2004) (enthusiastically reviewed by T P Wiseman in the Times Literary Supplement, 13 May 2005 page 29)

  • The Last Pagans of Rome (2011)

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