John C. YARDLEY

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John C. YARDLEY
Emeritus Professor, Department of Classics and Religious Studies

M.A., Ph.D. University of St Andrews
M.Litt. University of Oxford
Dip.Ed. University of Dundee


Work E-mail: jcyard@uOttawa.ca

John C. Yardley

Biography

Member of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and thereby authorized to supervise theses.

Books authored/co-authored:

Livy, History of Rome, Volume 11: Books 38-40, Loeb Classical Library (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018), pp 576.

Livy, History of Rome, Volume 10: Books 35-37, Loeb Classical Library (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017), pp 490.

Livy, History of Rome, Volume 9: Books 31-34, Loeb Classical Library (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017), pp. 613 (Introduction by Dexter Hoyos).

The Emperor Nero: A Guide to the Ancient Sources (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2016), pp. 300 (co-authored with Anthony A. Barrett and Elaine Fantham).

Livy, Rome’s Italian Wars, Oxford World’s Classics (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013), pp. 391 (Introduction and notes by Dexter Hoyos).

Justin, Epitome of the Philippic History of Pompeius Trogus, Volume 2, Books 13-15: The Successors to Alexander the Great, Clarendon Ancient History Series (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), pp. xxx+343 (co-authored with Pat Wheatley and Waldemar Heckel).

Velleius Paterculus, The Roman History (Indianapolis, IN: Hackett Publishing Company, 2011), pp. xlvii+174 (co-authored with Anthony A. Barrett).

Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander: The Evidence, Historical Sources in Translation (Wiley Blackwell, 2011), pp. xxxvi+642 (co-authored with Joseph Roisman).

Greek and Roman Education: A Sourcebook, Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World (Oxford: Routledge, 2009), pp. xx+292 (co-authored with Iain Mcdougall and Mark Joyal).

Curtius Rufus, Histories of Alexander the Great, Book 10, Clarendon Ancient History Series (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009, repr. 2010), pp. xlvii+274 (Introduction and historical commentary by J.E. Atkinson).

Tacitus, The Annals: The Reigns of Tiberius, Claudius and Nero, Oxford World’s Classics (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008), pp. xxxv+592 (Introduction and notes by Anthony A. Barrett).

Livy, Hannibal’s War: Books 21-30. Oxford World’s Classics (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006), pp.

xlvii+740 (Introduction and notes by Dexter Hoyos). Also published by the Folio Society as The War with Hannibal with a preface by Alessandro Barbero (2011), pp. 762.

Justin and Pompeius Trogus: A Study of the Language of Justin’s Epitome of Trogus (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2003), pp. xvii+284.

Alexander the Great: Historical Sources in Translation (Oxford: Blackwell, 2003), pp. xxx+376 (co-authored with Waldemar Heckel).

Livy, The Dawn of the Roman Empire: Books 31-40, Oxford World’s Classics (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000), pp. xii+528 (Introduction and notes by Waldemar Heckel).

Justin, Epitome of the Philippic History of Pompeius Trogus, Volume 1: Books 11-12, Alexander the Great, Clarendon Ancient History Series (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997), pp. xxiv+360 (co-authored with Waldemar Heckel).

Justin’s Epitome of Trogus American Philological Association Classical Resources Series (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994), 339 pp. (Introduction and notes by R. Develin).

Minor Authors of the Corpus Tibullianum, Bryn Mawr Latin Commentaries (Bryn Mawr, PA: Thomas Library, Bryn Mawr College, 1992), pp. 60.

Quintus Curtius Rufus, The History of Alexander, 2nd ed. The Penguin Classics (Harmondsworth/New York: Penguin, 1984, repr. 2001, 2004, 2005), pp. 333 (Introduction and notes by Waldemar Heckel).


Forthcoming:

Livy, volumes 5, 6, 7 and 8: Loeb Classical Library, Harvard University Press.
 

Chapters in Books (select):

‘The Symposium in Roman Elegy’. In William J. Slater, ed., Dining in a Classical Context (Ann Arbour: University of Michigan Press, 1991), 149-55.

‘L’Influence de la Comedie sur les elegies de Properce’. In Hommage à Jean Granarolo (Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 1985), 359-66.

‘The Door and the Lover’. In ARCA: Papers of the Liverpool Latin Seminar, vol. 3 (Francis Cairns, 1979), 155-62.
 

Articles (select):

 ‘What is Justin doing with Trogus?’ In Condensing Texts—Condensed Texts, ed. Marietta Horster and Christiane Reitz, Palingenesia Band 98 (Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010), pp. 469-490.

‘Justin on Tribunates and Generalships, Caesares and Augusti,’ Classical Quarterly ns 50 (2000), 632-4.

‘Trogus, Justin and the Aetna,’ Phoenix 52 (1998), 103-8.

'Roman Elegy and Funerary Epigram,’ Classical Views 15 (1996), 267-74.

‘The Literary Background to Justin/Trogus,’ Ancient History Bulletin 8 (1994), 60-70.

‘Tibullus 3.17.1-2: Cerinthus’ pia cura,’ Classical Quarterly ns 84 (1990), 568-70

‘Dido’s Burning Effigy: Aeneid 4.508,’ Rheinisches Museum fur Philologie 131 (1988), 386-8 (with Tom Goud).

‘Propertius 4.5, Ovid Amores 1.6 and Roman Comedy,’ Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society 213 (1987), 179-89.

‘Propertius 3.6.9: A Weeping Mistress?’ Phoenix 40 (1986), 198-200.

‘Gaius Cornelius Gallus: le premier poète varois,’ Bulletin de l’Academie du Var 151 (1983), 189-94.

 ‘Catullus 11: The End of a Friendship,’ Symbolae Osloenses 56 (1981), 63-9.

‘Facilis copia: Propertius 1.9.15,’ American Journal of Philology 102 (1981), 322-5.

‘Roman Writers and the Indian Practice of Suttee,’ Philologus 125 (1981),

305-9 (co-authored with Waldemar Heckel).

‘Paulus Silentiarius, Ovid and Propertius,’ Classical Quarterly ns 30 (1980), 239-43.

 ‘Ovid’s Other Propempticon,’ Hermes 107 (1979), 183-8

‘Preces et benefacta: Propertius 1.1.16,’ Maia 31 (1979), 131-3.

‘Horace and the Wolf,’ Mnemosyne 32 (1979), 332-7.

‘The Elegiac Paraclausithyron,’ Eranos 76 (1978), 19-34.

 ‘Cynthia’s Ghost: Propertius 4.7 Again,’ Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies 24 (1977), 83-7.

‘The Roman Elegists, Sick Girls and the Soteria,’ Classical Quarterly ns 27 (1977), 394-401.

‘Lovers’ Quarrels: Horace Odes 1.13.11 and Propertius 4.5.40,’ Hermes 104 (1976), 124-8.

‘Louis Riel as a Latin Poet,’ Humanities Association Review (1975), 33-45 (co-authored with Thomas Flanagan).

‘Propertius’ Lycinna,’ Transactions of the American Philological Association 104 (1974), 429-34.

‘Sick-visiting in Roman Elegy,’ Phoenix 27 (1973), 283-8.

‘Comic Influences in Propertius,’ Phoenix 26 (1972), 124-9.

Current Fields of Interest

  • Greek and Roman Literature
  • Justin and Pompeius Trogus
  • Livy, Tacitus,

Fields of Interest

  • Greek and Roman Literature
  • Justin and Pompeius Trogus
  • Livy, Tacitus, Quintus Curtius Rufus
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