Past Winners


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2012    Anne Carson
(Bloodaxe Books, UK / New Directions, US)
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2011    Ann Wroe
Orpheus: The Song of Life
(Jonathan Cape)
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2010 Zachary Mason
The Lost Books of the Odyssey
(Jonathan Cape)
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2009 David Malouf
(Chatto & Windus)
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2008 Stephen Halliwell
Greek Laughter: A Study of Cultural Psychology from Homer to Early Christianity
(Cambridge University Press)
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2007 Peter Parsons
City of the Sharp-Nosed Fish: Greek Lives in Roman Egypt
(Weidenfeld & Nicolson)
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2006 Averil Cameron
The Byzantines
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2005 Robert Parker
Polytheism and Society at Athens
(Oxford University Press)

2004 Mark Mazower
Salonica, City of Ghosts: Christians, Muslims and Jews, 1430-1950
(Harper Collins)

2003 Susan Woodford
Images of Myths in Classical Antiquity
(Cambridge University Press)

2002 Graham Speake
Mount Athos: Renewal in Paradise
(Yale University Press)

2001 John Gould
Myth, Ritual, Memory and Exchange: Essays in Greek Literature and Culture
(Oxford University Press)

2000 Eleni Bastea
The Creation of Modern Athens: Planning the Myth
(Cambridge University Press)
jointly with
Gonda Van Steen, Venom in Verse: Aristophanes in Modern Greece (Princeton University Press)

1999 Edmund Keeley
Inventing Paradise: The Greek Journey 1937-47
(Farrar Strauss & Giroux)

1998 Sir Michael Llewellyn Smith
Ionian Vision: Greece in Asia Minor 1919-1922
(Hurst & Co.)
jointly with

Paul Cartledge
The Cambridge Illustrated History of Ancient Greece
(Cambridge University Press)

1997 Christian Habicht
Athens from Alexander to Antony
(Harvard University Press)