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Edith Hall
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Edith Hall is one of Britain’s foremost classicists, having held posts at the universities of Royal Holloway, Cambridge, Durham, Reading, and Oxford. In 2015 she was awarded the Erasmus Medal of the European Academy, given to a scholar whose works represent a significant contribution to European culture and scientific achievement. She is the first woman to win this award.

Hall regularly writes in the Times Literary Supplement, reviews theatre productions on radio, and has written and edited more than a dozen works on the ancient world, including Introducing the Ancient Greeks. She teaches at King’s College London and lives in Gloucestershire.

Books by Edith Hall

Aristotle's Way

How to live happily in the modern world, guided by the ancient ideas of Aristotle

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The Ancient Greeks

Edith Hall unpacks the mysterious and successful ancient Greek people through ten uniquely ancient Greek personality traits.

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Introducing the Ancient Greeks

Edith Hall unpacks the mysterious and successful ancient Greek people through ten uniquely ancient Greek personality traits.

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