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Winners of the 2019 Runciman Book Prize

The £9,000 award, sponsored by Elias Paraskevas Attorneys1933, will be shared between: –

Time and its Adversaries in the Seleucid Empire
Paul J Kosmin
Belknap Press of Harvard

The Transformation of Athens
Robin Osborne
Princeton University Press

Also on the short list were the following four books which the judges commended highly: –

The Gardens of Corfu
Rachel Weaving with Marianne Majerus
Impress

The Excerpta Constantiniana and the Byzantine Appropriation of the Past
András Németh
CUP

The Best of the Grammarians
Francesca Schironi
University of Michigan Press

Hesiod – Works and Days
A E Stallings (trans.)
Penguin Classics

2019 Runciman Award Ceremony

Thursday, 13th June at 7 pm

The Hellenic Centre, 16/18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS

You are cordially invited to this year’s Award Ceremony.

All our members, supporters and others with an interest are welcome to attend. The focus of this year’s event will be on the books and authors. Everyone attending will have the opportunity to meet and talk with the authors, and the judges, during a reception which will follow the formal proceedings.

If you wish to attend, please send your names in advance by email.

(Registered Charity No. 278892)
The Hellenic Centre, 16/18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS
President and Chief Patron HRH Prince Michael of Kent GCVO
Joint Patrons HE The Greek Ambassador to the Court of St James’s
HBM Ambassador to Greece
Chairman Mr John Kittmer

 

Greek culture and civilization year after year continue to be a source of inspiration.
Dr. Angeliki Lymperopoulou, judge (2014)


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