2016 winner of the Runciman Award

Rural Lives and Landscapes in Late Byzantium
Sharon E J Gerstel
Cambridge University Press

2016 runner-up

Clio’s Other Sons – Berossus & Manetho
John Dillery
University of Michigan Press

Shortlisted works

Prime Ministers in Greece – The Paradox of Power
Kevin Featherstone and Dimitris Papadimitriou
Oxford University Press

The Edinburgh History of the Greeks, 1453 to 1768 – The Ottoman Empire
Molly Greene
Edinburgh University Press

Battling the Gods – Atheism in the Ancient World
Tim Whitmarsh
Alfred A Knopf (US), Faber (UK)