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

2018House of NamesColmTóibín
2018Classical Greek OligarchyMatthew SimontonPrinceton University Press
2017Benefaction and Rewards in the Ancient Greek City: The Origins of EuergetismMarc Domingo GygaxCUP
2016Rural Lives and Landscapes in Late Byzantium: Art, Archaeology, and EthnographySharon GerstelCUP
2015The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented ScienceArmand M. LeroiBloomsbury Publishing
2014Byron's War: Romantic Rebellion, Greek RevolutionRoderick BeatonCUP
2013Sophocles and the Language of TragedySimon GoldhillOUP
2012The Maeander ValleyPeter ThonemannCUP
2011Catholic Pirates and Greek Merchants: A Maritime History of the Early Modern MediterraneanMolly GreenePrinceton University Press
Afro-Greeks: Dialogues Between Anglophone Caribbean Literature and Classics in the 20th CenturyEmily GreenwoodOUP
2010Cosmos, Life and Liturgy in a Greek Orthodox VillageJuliet du BoulayDenise Harvey Publishers
2009Greece: A Jewish HistoryProf. K. E. FlemingPrinceton University Press
2008The Rash Adventurer: A Life of John PendleburyImogen GrundonLibri Publications
2007Twice a StrangerBruce ClarkGranta Books
The British and the HellenesProf. Robert Holland and Dr Diana MarkidesOUP
2006The Classical WorldProf. Robin Lane FoxAllen Lane
Persian FireTom HarrisonTime Warner Book Group
2005Salonica, City of Ghosts: Christians, Muslims and JewsMark MazowerHarper Collins
2004George Seferis - Waiting for the Angel - A BiographyProf. Roderick BeatonYale University Press


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

2003The Archaeology of Nostalgia: How the Greeks re-created their Mythical PastSir John BoardmanThames and Hudson
2002The Archaeology of Ancient GreeceJames WhitleyCUP
2001An Island Archaeology of the Early CycladesDr Cyprian BroodbankCUP
2000The Shaping of Deduction in Greek Mathematics: A Study in Cognitive HistoryDr Reviel NetzCUP
Celebrating Homer's LandscapesProf J V LuceYale University Press
1999Dictionary of Classical MythologyDr Jenny MarchCassell
Classics Transformed: Schools, Universities and Society in England 1830-1960Christopher StrayClarendon Press Oxford
Lawrence Durrell: a BiographyIan MacNivenFaber & Faber
1998Dinner with PersephonePatricia StoraceGranta Books
Painting and the Soul: Icons, Death Masks and ShroudsProf Robin CormackReaktion Books
The East Face of Helicon: West Asiatic Elements in Greek Poetry and MythDr Martin WestClarendon Press Oxford
Thucydides and the Peloponnesian WarGeorge CawkwellRoutledge
1997Understanding Greek Sculpture: Ancient Meanings Modern ReadingsNigel SpiveyThames and Hudson
A History of Greek-owned Shipping: the Making of an International Tramp Fleet 1830 to the present dayGelina HarlaftisRoutledge
The Making of the Cretan Landscape,Oliver Rackham & Jennifer MoodyManchester University Press
Siren Feasts: A History of Food and Gastronomy in GreeceAndrew DalbyRoutledge
1996Monks and Laymen in Byzantium 843-1118Dr Rosemary MorrisCUP
The Diffusion of Classical Art in AntiquitySir John BoardmanThames and Hudson
1995An Introduction to Modern Greek LiteratureRoderick BeatonOUP
1994The Empire of Manuel I Komnenos 1143-1180Paul MagdalinoCUP
1993A Concise History of GreeceRichard CloggCUP
1992Crete: the Battle and the ResistanceAntony BeevorJohn Murray
Greece and the Inter-War Economic CrisisMark MazowerOUP
1991The Academic Papers of Sir Hugh Lloyd-JonesOUP
1990HerodotusJohn GouldWeidenfeld & Nicolson
1989Vol 3 History of MacedoniaNicolas Hammond
Hagia Sophia: Architecture, Structure and Liturgy of Justinian's Great ChurchRowland J MainstoneThames and Hudson
1988Brigands with a Cause: Brigandage and Irredentism in Modern Greece 1820-1921John S KoliopoulosOUP
1987no award
1986Travellers in GreeceDavid ConstantineCUP