Alastair Blanshard

Alastair Blanshard

Alastair Blanshard has held positions at Merton College, Oxford, the University of Reading, and the University of Sydney. He is currently the Paul Eliadis Professor of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Queensland. His area of research interest is the ancient Greek world and its legacy. He is the author of Hercules: A heroic life (2005) translated into Italian, German, and Dutch, Sex: Vice and love from antiquity to modernity (2010), Classics on Screen: Ancient Greece and Rome on film (2011), and The Classical World: All that matters (2015).