The 2018 Award

2018 Full list of entries to the competition

The impressive number and variety of works put forward for the award testify to the range of different interests in Greece and illustrate the Runciman Award’s desire to embrace all aspects of Hellenism, from Classical times up to the present day.

AuthorSurnameTitlePublisher
Ellen AdamsCultural Identity in Minoan CreteCUP
MaureenAldenPara-Narratives in the OdysseyOUP
JosephineBalmerThe Paths of SurvivalShearsman Books Ltd
EmmanuelBourbouhakisNot Composed in a Chance MannerUppsala Universiteit
John BurkeBritain and the Cyprus Crisis 1974Routledge
PaulBurtonRome and the Third Macedonian WarCUP
ZacharyChitwoodByzantine Legal Culture and the Roman Legal Tradition, 867-1056CUP
ChristyConstantakopoulouAegean InteractionsOUP
Andrew & RachelDalbyGifts of the Gods – A History of Food in GreeceReaktion Books
David FearnPindar's EyesOUP
ErikaFischer-LichteTragedy's EnduranceOUP
StephenFryMythosMichael Joseph, Penguin
YaprakGürsoyBetween Military Rule and DemocracyUniversity of Michigan Press
JohannaHaninkThe Classical DebtHarvard University Press
NatalieHaynesThe Children of IocastaMantle, Pan Macmillan
CarolynHigbieCollectors, Scholars and Forgers in the Ancient WorldOUP
Bettany HughesIstanbul: A Tale of Three CitiesWeidenfeld & Nicolson
EleftheriaIoannidouGreek Fragments in Postmodern FramesOUP
S NJaffeThucydides on the Outbreak of WarOUP
KostasKalimtzisAn Inquiry into the Philosophical Concept of ScholéBloomsbury Academic
AndreasKephalasThe Hidden Image of AnaphorosKephalas
StephenKershawA Brief History of AtlantisRobinson
Rachel KousserThe Afterlives of Greek SculptureCUP
Vasileios MarinisDeath and Afterlife in ByzantiumCUP
AlexanderMoissisThe Nissim Levis Panorama 1898-1944Kapon Editions
PaschalisNicolaouThe Return of PytheasShearsman Books Ltd
SarahNooterThe Mortal Voice in the Tragedies of AeschylusCUP
PeterO'ConnellThe Rhetoric of Seeing in Attic Forensic OratoryUniversity of Texas Press
RobinOsborne and RhodesGreek Historical Inscriptions 478-404 BCOUP
YopiePrinsLadies' Greek: Victorian Translations of TragedyPrinceton University Press
WalterPuchnerGreek Theatre between Antiquity and IndependenceCUP
AlexandrosRangavisThe Notary tr. Simon DarraghAiora Press
GilRenbergWhere Dreams May ComeBrill
Stephen RiddCommunication, Love and Death in Homer and VergilUniversity of Oklahoma Press
KamilaShamsieHome FireBloomsbury Circus
MatthewSimontonClassical Greek Oligarchy: A Political HistoryPrinceton University Press
ErikSjöbergThe Making of the Greek GenocideBerghahn
ClaireTaylorPoverty, Wealth & Well-beingOUP
KonstantinosTheotokisCorfiot Tales tr. J M Q DaviesColenso
ChiaraThumigerA History of the Mind and Mental Health in Classical Greek Medical ThoughtCUP
ColmToibinHouse of NamesPenguin/Viking
Naomi CarlessUnwinCaria and Crete in AntiquityCUP
EvertVan Emde BoasLanguage and Character in Euripides' ElectraOUP
ArthurVerhoogtDiscarded, Discovered, CollectedUniversity of Michigan Press
Miguel JohnVersluysVisual Style and Constructing Identity in the Hellenistic WorldCUP
Robin D'ArcyWardParmeneides – Master of DualityAreti Publications
EmilyWilsonHomer's Odyssey - trans.Norton