Edward M. Anson


Edward M. Anson has authored or edited ten books, including  Eumenes of Cardia: A Greek Among Macedonians, Revised 2nd edition (Leiden and Boston: E. J. Brill, 2015), Alexander’s Heirs: The Age of the Successors 323-281 BC  (Wiley/Blackwell, 2014); Alexander the Great: Themes and issues (London, New York: Bloomsbury Academic Press, 2013; After Alexander: The Age of the Diadochi (323-281 BC) (Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2013); Philip II, Father of Alexander the Great: Themes and Issues (Bloomsbury Academic, 2020); Affective relations and personal bonds in Hellenistic Antiquity: A Festschrift honouring the career of Elizabeth D. Carney, (Oxbow (co-editor) 2020); in press: The Campaigns of Philip II and Alexander the Great. (Brill Forthcoming 2022); Ptolemy I (Soter): Themes and Issues. (Bloomsbury Academic. Forthcoming 2022); Macedonia and the Hellenistic World through Roman Eyes. Essays in Honor of J. C. Yardley on the occasion of his eightieth Birthday (Oxbow Forthcoming 2022);  published more than thirty articles in journals, including Greek, Roman and Byzantine StudiesThe Journal of Cuneiform StudiesThe Journal of the American Oriental SocietyClassical PhilologyHistoria: Zeitschrift für alte GeschichtePhoenix, Classical Journal, Greece and RomeAncient SocietyAncient History BulletinThe Ancient World, and The American Journal of Philology; 20 book chapters, and over fifty encyclopedia articles.  He is the associate editor of the Ancient History Bulletin, fellow of the University of Waterloo’s Institute for Hellenistic Studies and an Assessor for Classics for the Australian Research Council.  He received his PhD from the University of Virginia and is currently Distinguished Professor of History and a former President of the University Assembly/Senate.


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