Years 1978-1989

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              1978:   ‘What Happened to Croesus,’ Classical Journal 74 (1978), pp. 34-40.

                            Review article: ‘The Lively Ancient World’, Queen’s Quarterly 85/1, pp. 86-91.

                            Review article: ‘Ancient Athens and Other Greek Items’, Queen’s Quarterly 85/3, pp. 665-671

                            ‘Santorini: Out of Ashes, the Story of a Bronze-Age Civilization,’ University of British Columbia Alumni

                            Chronicle 32/1 (Spring. 1978_ pp. 10-13.

                            Review: Donald Creighton, Harold Adams Innis: Portrait of a Scholar, Books in Canada, 7.4 (April) 22-23.

                            Review: Walter Kaufmann, The Future of the Humanities, University Affairs, 19.5 p. 11.

                            Review: Richard Simeon (ed.), Must Canada Fail?  University Affairs, 19.6 p. 7.

                            Review: Roger Bagnall, The Administration of the Ptolemaic Possessions outside Egypt, Phoenix, 32, pp. 162-64.

                            Review: J. M. Cameron, On the Idea of a University, University Affairs,19.:10. p. 11.

                            Editor, Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History n.s. I.


              1979:   ‘The Quadriga at the Entrance to the Acropolis,’ Rivista di Studi Classici 27, pp. 13-15.

                            Review article: ‘The World of the Odyssey and Other Greek Studies’, Queen’s Quarterly, 86/3, pp. 493-498.

                            ‘Herodotus and Athens: The Evidence of the Encomium’, Antiquité Classique 48, pp. 112-118.

                            ‘On the Gennadius Library’, Greek World (Special Issue)..

                            Gerald E. Dirks, Canada’s Refugee Policy: Indifference or Opportunism, University Affairs, 20/6, p. 18.

                            Douglas LePan, Bright Glass of Memory.  Books in Canada, 8/7, pp. 26-28.

                            Editor, Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History, n.s. II.


              1980:   Review article: ‘Roman Biographies’ Queen’s Quarterly 87/1, pp. 109-118.

                  Review article: ‘Myth, Art and Conceptual Models in Greece’, The Virginia Quarterly Review 56/2, pp. 357-362.

                            Review article:, ‘The Mystery of Santorini,’ Queen’s Quarterly 87/3, pp. 474-480.

                            ‘The Mycenaean Empire after the Radiocarbon Revolution,’ Échos du Monde Classique/Classical News and Views, 24/3, pp. 89-94.

                            ‘Oral Tradition in Herodotus’, Canadian Oral History Association Journal, 4/2, pp. 8-16.

                            Review: John Porter, The Measure of Canadian Society: Education, Equality and Opportunity,

                            University Affairs, 21:3 (1980), 17.

                            Review: R. J. Lenardon, The Saga of Themistocles, Phoenix, 34 (1980),279-80.

                Editor, Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History, n.s. III.

                “The World of Mabel Dunham,” Room of One’s Own, 5/4, pp. 41-47.


              1981:    ‘Notes on the Debate of the Persian Grandees in Herodotus 3.80-82’,

                            Quaderni Urbinati di Cultura Classica n. s. 7, pp. 79-84.

                            ‘Justice, Law and Sanity in Ancient Greece’, Queen’s Quarterly 88/1, pp. 87-92.

                            ‘Dura-Europos: History of an Archaeological Find’, Queen’s Quarterly 88/4, pp. 686-689.

                            Editor, Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History, n.s. IV.


              1982:   Herodotus. Boston: G. K. Hall.

                            ‘The Oracle of the Wooden Wall,’ Classical Journal, 82, pp. 24-29.

                            Review article: ‘The Latter Days of Greco-Roman Paganism,’ Queen’s Quarterly 89/3, pp. 487-483.

                            Co-editor: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History n.s. V. (Continued as co-editor until 1996).

                            ‘Fitting the Humanities Graduate for the Marketplace is one of the Challenges of the 1980s’,

                            University Affgairs, 23/9, p. 16.

                            David M. Nowlan and Richard Bellaire (eds.), Financing Canadian Universities: For Whom and By Whom? 

                            University Affairs, 23:3, pp.10, 26.


              1983:    ‘The Glory that was Greece,’  a discussion of M. I. Finley, The Economy of Ancient Greece, in the

                            Virginia Quarterly Review, 59 (1983), pp. 345-348.

                            ‘The Holy Women of the Monophysites,’ Akten II/2 of the XVI International Congress of Byzantine Studies

                            (Jahrbuch der Ost. Byzantinisk, 32/2, pp. 525-527.

                            Review article, ‘Atlantis, or How to Capture the Imagination’, Queen’s Quarterly 91/2, pp. 57-62.


              1984:    ‘The “Nika” Rebellion and the Empress Theodora,” Byzantion 54, pp. 380-382.

                            ‘Herodotus and Marathon,’ Florilegium 6, pp. 1-26.

                  Review Essay, ‘Marx, Werewolves and Ancient Greece. Queen’s Quarterly, 91/2 , pp. 324-329.

                            Review: John O'Flynn, Generalissimos of the Western Roman Empire, Canadian Journal of History 19:1, pp. 98-99.

                  Review: John Hart, Herodotus and Greek History, EMC/CV, 28 (n.s.3), pp. 87-89.


              1985:   ‘Candaules, whom the Greeks call Myrsilos’, Greek, Roman and Byzantime Studies 26, pp. 229-233.

                            Review Essay: ‘The Contemporary World of the Early Christians’, Queen’s Quarterly 92/2, pp. 340-343.

                            Review Essay: ‘The Father of Oral History’, Virginia Quarterly Review, 61/3, pp. 556-559.

                            Review: Denis Proctor, The Experience of Thucydides, Queens Quarterly, 92, pp. 185-86.

                  Review: Jay Bregman, Synesius of Cyrene, Catholic Historical Review, 71 p. 590.

                            Review, T. G. H. James, Pharaoh’s People. Scenese from Life in Imperial Egypt. American Historical Review,

                            Oct. 1985, p. 910.

                            Review essay: "The Father of Oral History" Review of Mabel Lang, Herodotean Narrative and Discourse. VQR 61, pp. 556-559.


              1986:   ‘Cavalry about the Time of the Persian Wars: A Speculative Essay,’ Classical Journal 82, pp. 226-228


              1987:  ‘The “Recent” Prominence of Themistocles,” American Journal of Philology, 108, pp. 382-384.

                            ‘Herodotus 9.73.3 and the Publication Date of the Histories,Classical Philology 82, pp. 226-228.

                            Review Essay:, ‘Women in Classical Antiquity’, Queen’s Quarterly 94/3, pp. 542-550.

                            ‘P. Tebt. 61(b) and the Sowing Schedule,’ Miscel-lanea Papirologica Ramon Roca-Puig, (Barcelona), pp. 123-127.

                  Review: Averil Cameron, Procopius and the Sixth Century, Catholic Historical Review, 73, 252-54.

                  Review: Chester G. Starr, Individual and Community: The Rise of the Polis, 800-500 B.C.,

                  Canadian Journal of History, 22 (1987) 235-36.

                 Review: O. K. Armayor, Herodotus' Autopsy of the Fayum, American Historical Review, (June, 1987), 638-39.


              1988:    ‘The “Wooden Wall” Again,’ Ancient History Bulletin, 2/2, pp. 25-30.

                            ‘The Story of Pythius,’ Liverpool Classical Monthly, 13.9/10 (Nov./Dec.) p. 139.

                            ‘The Medism of Pausanias,’ Antichthon 22, pp. 1-11.

                            Review: Donald Kyle, Athletics in Ancient Athens, Canadian Journal of History 23, 251-52.

                  Review: Sebastian Brock and Susan Ashbrook Harvey, Holy Women of the Syrian Orient, Canadian Journal of History, 23, 385-86.

                  ‘Byzantine Kingship: The Claim of Dynastic Right,’ The Ancient World


              1989:   ‘The Sharp-Eyed Jesuit’ (Fr. J.-F. Lafitau), The Idler #27 (March), pp. 48-50.

                            Review: Peter Garnsey, Famine and Food Supply in the Greco-Roman World.

                            Canadian Journal of History, 24, pp. 90-92.

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