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Name  Barry Baldwin
Role  Journalist

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Books  Studies in Lucian, The Roman emperors, Studies on Late Roman a, Roman and Byzantine, Studies on Greek and Roman hi

Education  University of Nottingham

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Barry Baldwin (born in England in 1937) is a classicist, journalist and author of mystery fiction. He gained a doctorate at the University of Nottingham and worked in Australia and Canada. For two years he contributed a regular column to the British Communist newspaper The Morning Star. He is now a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and Emeritus Professor of Classics at the University of Calgary (though his name is not listed on the relevant website). Barry Baldwin is best known in his academic field for his work on early Greek humorists and satirists, notably on the Philogelos, on Lucian, and on the Byzantine satire Timarion. He is a regular columnist for Fortean Times magazine.


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  • The Latin & Greek Poems of Samuel Johnson. London: Duckworth, 1995.
  • Timarion. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1984.
  • Suetonius: Biographer of the Caesars. Amsterdam: A. M. Hakkert, 1983.
  • Philogelos or Laughter-Lover: an ancient jokebook translated. Amsterdam: J. C. Gieben, 1983.
  • The Roman Emperors. Montreal: Harvest House, 1980.
  • Studies in Lucian. Toronto: Hakkert, 1973.
  • Articles

  • "Living Latin at the Vatican" (review of Lexicon Recentis Latinitatis) in Catholic Insight (October 2003)
  • "Ancient Science Fiction" at
  • References

    Barry Baldwin Wikipedia

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