Dr David Tandy

Dr David Tandy

Visiting Research Fellow in Classics

Summary: David works primarily on Greece before 500, although he ventures forward in economic matters to about 300. His current project is an account of Greek economic and social development to 585 BCE.

Location: Michael Sadler

Biography:

I did my PhD at Yale and taught at the University of Tennessee for 34 years. I have been at Leeds since 2011.

Greek economic and social history; archaic Greek poetry

MA (Yale), PhD (Yale)

Recent publications:

  • 'Archaic and Classical Greek Koine'. In Traders in the Ancient Mediterranean, ed. T. Howe (Publication of the Association of Ancient Historians, forthcoming)
  • 'Production, Trade and Consumption in Greek Democracy'. In Blackwell Companion to Ancient Democracies and Republics: A Comparative Approach, ed. D. Hammer, 349-367 (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014)
  • 'Skopas of Paros and the Fourth Century BC'. In Skopas of Paros, ed. D. Katsonopoulou and A. Stewart, 65-75 (Athens: Paros and Cyclades Institute of Archaeology, 2013)
  • A Brief History of Ancient Greece: Politics, Society and Culture, 3d ed. (New York, Oxford University Press, 2013) (With S. Pomeroy, S. Burstein, and J. Roberts; primary responsibility for chapters on Bronze Age, Dark Age, and Archaic Period)
  • Ancient Greece: A Political, Social, and Cultural History, 3d ed. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012) (With S. Pomeroy, S. Burstein, and J. Roberts; primary responsibility for chapters on Bronze Age, Dark Age, and Archaic Period)
  • 'Taxes, Taxes, Taxes', Classical Journal 107(2012):365-372. (2011 CAMWS Presidential Address)
  • 'Economy', 'Agriculture', and 'Livestock'. In The Homer Encyclopedia, ed. M. Finkelberg (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011)