Alan Bowman

Alan Bowman

Alan Keir Bowman

(1944-05-23) 23 May 1944 (age 75)

Alan Keir Bowman, FBA (born 23 May 1944),[1] is a British classicist and academic. He is a former Principal of Brasenose College, Oxford.[2]

Early life [ edit ]

Bowman was born on 23 May 1944 in Manchester, United Kingdom.[1] He was educated at Manchester Grammar School, The Queen's College, Oxford and the University of Toronto.[1]

Academic career [ edit ]

After holding academic positions at Rutgers University and the University of Manchester he was elected as University Lecturer in Ancient History at Oxford University and Official Student of Christ Church, Oxford. He was Senior Censor at Christ Church from 1988 to 1990.[1]

In 1995 Bowman became founding Director of the Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents at Oxford.[1][3] In 2002 he became Camden Professor of Ancient History and Fellow of Brasenose College.[4]

In 1996, Bowman co-edited volume 10 of the Cambridge Ancient History second edition series, entitled 'The Augustan Empire, 43 BC - AD 69'. As well as co-editing the volume, he also contributed the chapter on 'Provincial Administration and Taxation'. His fellow editors were Andrew Lintott, also of Oxford, and Edward Champlin, of Princeton University.

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ a b c d e Who's Who. London: A & C Black. 1997. ISBN 0-7136-4495-8.
  2. ^ "Election of a new Principal". Brasenose College, Oxford. Archived from the original on 21 March 2012. Retrieved 10 June 2011.
  3. ^ "Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents". 27 October 2009. Archived from the original on 12 October 2010. Retrieved 2 October 2010.
  4. ^ "Professor Alan K Bowman". Archived from the original on 31 May 2010. Retrieved 2 October 2010.

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Academic offices
Preceded by

Fergus Millar
Camden Professor of Ancient History, Oxford University

Succeeded by

Nicholas Purcell
Preceded by

Roger Cashmore
Principal of Brasenose College, Oxford

Succeeded by

John Bowers

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