The 2019 award

2019 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 
ManolisAligizakisNeo-Hellene PoetsLibros Libertad
DemetrisAssosMakarios: The Revolutionary Priest of CyprusBloomsbury
PatBarkerThe Silence of the GirlsHamish Hamilton – Penguin
Peter & SusanBarrettThe Garden of the GrandfatherPencross
MaryBeardCivilisations: How Do We Look, The Eye of FaithProfile Books
DavidBraundGreek Religion and Cults in the Black Sea RegionCUP
Lilah Grace CanevaroWoman of Substance in Homeric EpicOUP
MarjorieChambersYannis Ritsos Among his ContemporariesColenso
Angelos ChaniotisAge of Conquests: The Greek World from Alexander to HadrianProfile Books
KatherineClarkeShaping the Geography of EmpireOUP
RichardCloggGreek to MeI B Tauris
Celeste/Bénédicte/IanFarage/Garnier/JenkinsRodin and the Art of Ancient GreeceThames & Hudson
StephenFryHeroesPenguin Random House
EdithHallAristotle's WayBodley Head
CharlotteHigginsRed ThreadJonathan Cape
Simon HornblowerLykophron's Alexandra, Rome, and the Hellenistic WorldOUP
Jacob HowlandGlaucon's FatePaul Dry Books
MichaelHughesCountryJohn Murray
RichardHunterThe Measure of HomerCUP
DaisyJohnsonEverything UnderJonathan Cape
DemetraKasimisThe Perpetual Immigrant and the Limits of Athenian DemocracyCUP
PaulKosminTime and its Adversaries in the Seleucid EmpireBelknap – Harvard UP
ZacharyMasonMetamorphicaJonathan Cape
PhilipMatyszakThe GreeksReaktion
Jeremy McInernyGreece in the Ancient WorldThames & Hudson
PamelaMenschLives of the Ancient Philosophers by Diogenes Laertius tr.OUP
MadelineMillerCirceBloomsbury
TheodoreModisFortune Favours the Boldibidem Verlag
SheilaMurnaghanEuripides' Medea tr.Norton
Jeremy MynottBirds in the Ancient WorldOUP
AndrasNemethThe Excerpta Constantiniana and the Byzantine Appropriation of the PastCUP
Gary NorthfieldJulius Zebra – Grapple with the GreeksWalker Books
Robin OsborneThe Transformation of Athens – Painted Pottery ...etcPrinceton U P
Richard/DavidPine/RoesselLawrence Durrell's The Placebo Colenso
DimitrisPlantzosThe Art of Painting in Ancient GreeceKapon Editions
PavlosRoufosA Happy Future is a Thing of the PastReaktion
FrancescaSchironiThe Best of the Grammarians University of Michigan Press
D Graham JShipleyThe Early Hellenistic PeloponneseCUP
AdamSismanMore Dashing – Further Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor (ed.)Bloomsbury
GrahamSpeakeA History of the Athonite CommonwealthCUP
A E (Alicia)StallingsHesiod's Works and Days tr.Penguin Classics
Susan StephensThe Poets of AlexandriaBloomsbury
DavidStuttardNemesis – Alcibiades and the Fall of Athens Harvard UP
OliverTaplinAeschylus' Oresteia tr.Norton
CarolineVoutClassical Art – A Life History from Antiquity to the PresentPrinceton U P
Robin D'ArcyWardHerodotos and Xerxes' ArmyAreti
Robin WaterfieldCreators, Conquerors and CitizensOUP
RachelWeavingGardens of CorfuImpress
KonstantinaZanouTransnational Patriotism in the MediterraneanOUP
SofkaZinovieffPutneyBloomsbury
GabrielZuchtriegelColonization and Subalternity in Classical GreeceCUP