Peter Garnsey

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Peter Garnsey
Awards Guggenheim Fellowship (1972)
Academic background
Alma mater University of Sydney
University of Oxford
Academic work
Discipline Ancient history
Sub-discipline Social history
Economic history
Food and drink
Institutions Jesus College, Cambridge
University of Cambridge
Doctoral students Richard Miles

Peter David Arthur Garnsey, FBA, FAHA (born 22 October 1938) is a retired British classicist and academic. He was a fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge from 1974 to 2006, and a professor of the history of classical antiquity at the University of Cambridge from 1997 to 2006.[1][2] His area of research concerns the history of political theory, intellectual history, social and economic history, food, famine and nutrition, and physical anthropology.




  1. ^ Garnsey – Prof Peter D A, PhD, FBA, Jesus College, University of Cambridge. Retrieved 13 May 2012. Archived here.
  2. ^ "GARNSEY, Prof. Peter David Arthur". Who's Who 2016. Oxford University Press. November 2015. Retrieved 13 November 2016. 

External links

  • Peter Garnsey Faculty of Classics homepage
  • Peter Garnsey homepage at Jesus College, Cambridge

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