Robin Lane Fox
Robin Lane Fox has been Fellow and Tutor in Ancient History at New College, Oxford since 1977, and University Reader in Ancient History since 1990. His books and articles include major works on Alexander the Great and the relation between the pagan and early Christian religions of the Roman Empire. He has taught Greek and Latin literature, Greek and Roman history, and early Islamic history, in which he held an Oxford Research Fellowship. He was historical advisor to the film director Oliver Stone for the epic Alexander, where he also appeared as an extra in Alexander’s cavalry.
Interviews with Robin Lane Fox
Cultural and philosophical changes that occurred in late antiquity are essential to our understanding of the world today, but few us know much about that period. Historian Robin Lane Fox recommends the best books to read to get a good sense of late antiquity.