Peter Garnsey

Peter Garnsey
Awards Guggenheim Fellowship (1972)
Academic background
Alma mater University of Sydney
University of Oxford
Academic work
Discipline Ancient history
Sub discipline Social history
Economic history
Food and drink
Institutions Jesus College, Cambridge
University of Cambridge
Doctoral students Richard Miles

Peter David Arthur Garnsey, FBA, FAHA (born 22 October 1938) is a retired British classicist and academic. He was a Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge from 1974 to 2006, and Professor of the History of Classical Antiquity at the University of Cambridge from 1997 to 2006.[1][2] His area of research concerns the history of political theory, intellectual history, social and economic history, food, famine and nutrition, and physical anthropology.




  1. Garnsey – Prof Peter D A, PhD, FBA, Jesus College, University of Cambridge. Retrieved 13 May 2012. Archived here.
  2. "GARNSEY, Prof. Peter David Arthur". Who's Who 2016. Oxford University Press. November 2015. Retrieved 13 November 2016.

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