From 2004 – Prizes are awarded for books published in English anywhere in the world in the previous year

Winners 2004-2015
Year Title Author Publisher
2015 The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science Armand M. Leroi Bloomsbury Publishing
2014 Byron's War: Romantic Rebellion Greek Revolution Roderick Beaton Cambridge University Press
2013 Sophocles and the Language of Tragedy Simon Goldhill Oxford University Press
2012 The Maeander Valley Peter Thonemann Cambridge University Press
2011 Catholic Pirates and Greek Merchants: A Maritime History of the Early Modern Mediterranean Molly Greene Princeton University Press
Afro-Greeks: Dialogues Between Anglophone Caribbean Literature and Classics in the 20th Century Emily Greenwood Oxford University Press
2010 Cosmos Life and Liturgy in a Greek Orthodox Village Juliet du Boulay Denise Harvey Publishers
2009 Greece: A Jewish History Prof K. E. Fleming Princeton University Press
2008 The Rash Adventurer: A Life of John Pendlebury Imogen Grundon Libri Publications
2007 Twice a Stranger Bruce Clark Granta Books
The British and the Hellenes Prof Robert Holland and Dr Diana Markides Oxford University Press
2006 The Classical World Prof Robin Lane Fox Allen Lane
Persian Fire Tom Holland Time Warner Book Group
2005 Salonica City of Ghosts: Christians Muslims and Jews Mark Mazower Harper Collins
2004 George Seferis – Waiting for the Angel – A Biography Prof. Roderick Beaton Yale University Press

1986-2003: Prizes for books published in the UK in the previous year

Winners 1986-2003
Year Title Author Publisher
2003 The Archaeology of Nostalgia: How the Greeks re-created their Mythical Past Sir John Boardman Thames and Hudson
2002 The Archaeology of Ancient Greece James Whitley Cambridge University Press
2001 An Island Archaeology of the Early Cyclades Dr Cyprian Broodbank Cambridge University Press
2000 The Shaping of Deduction in Greek Mathematics: A Study in Cognitive History Dr Reviel Netz Cambridge University Press
Celebrating Homer's Landscapes Prof J V Luce Yale University Press
1999 Dictionary of Classical Mythology Dr Jenny March Cassell
Classics Transformed: Schools Universities and Society in England 1830-1960 Christopher Stray Clarendon Press Oxford
Lawrence Durrell: a Biography Ian MacNiven Faber & Faber
1998 Dinner with Persephone Patricia Storace Granta Books
Painting and the Soul: Icons Death Masks and Shrouds Prof Robin Cormack Reaktion Books
The East Face of Helicon: West Asiatic Elements in Greek Poetry and Myth Dr Martin West Clarendon Press Oxford
Thucydides and the Peloponnesian War George Cawkwell Routledge
1997 Understanding Greek Sculpture: Ancient Meanings Modern Readings Nigel Spivey Thames and Hudson
A History of Greek-owned Shipping: the Making of an International Tramp Fleet 1830 to the present day Gelina Harlaftis Routledge
The Making of the Cretan Landscape Oliver Rackham & Jennifer Moody Manchester University Press
Siren Feasts: A History of Food and Gastronomy in Greece Andrew Dalby Routledge
1996 Monks and Laymen in Byzantium 843-1118 Dr Rosemary Morris Cambridge University Press
The Diffusion of Classical Art in Antiquity Sir John Boardman Thames and Hudson
1995 An Introduction to Modern Greek Literature Roderick Beaton Oxford University Press
1994 The Empire of Manuel I Komnenos 1143-1180 Paul Magdalino Cambridge University Press
1993 A Concise History of Greece Richard Clogg Cambridge University Press
1992 Crete: the Battle and the Resistance Antony Beevor John Murray
Greece and the Inter-War Economic Crisis Mark Mazower Oxford University Press
1991 The Academic Papers of Sir Hugh Lloyd-Jones Oxford University Press
1990 Herodotus John Gould Weidenfeld & Nicolson
1989 Vol 3 History of Macedonia Nicholas Hammond
Hagia Sophia: Architecture Structure and Liturgy of Justinian's Great Church Rowland J Mainstone Thames and Hudson
1988 Brigands with a Cause: Brigandage and Irredentism in Modern Greece 1820-1921 John S Koliopoulos Oxford University Press
1987 no award
Travellers in Greece David Constantine Cambridge University Press