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Mr Hugh Lindsay

Senior Lecturer

School of Humanities and Social Science (Classics)

Career Summary

Biography

Research Expertise
- Roman Imperial History - Greek and Roman histography Roman biography, especially Suetonius - Greek and Roman society - Ancient geography and the geographer Strabo

Qualifications

  • Master of Arts, University of Western Australia
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Western Australia
  • Master of Arts (2nd Qual), University of Adelaide

Keywords

  • Greek history
  • Roman history

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
219999 History and Archaeology not elsewhere classified 60
210399 Historical Studies not elsewhere classified 20
220299 History and Philosophy of Specific Fields not elsewhere classified 20

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Senior Lecturer University of Newcastle
School of Humanities and Social Science
Australia

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/01/2000 - 1/02/2004 Editor Antichthon: Journal of the Australasian Society for Classical Studies
Australia
1/01/1998 - 1/04/2000 Editor Classicum: Joint Journal of the Classical Association of NSW and of the Classical Languages Teachers Association of NSW
Australia

Membership

Dates Title Organisation / Department
Member - Ancient History: Macquarie Ancient History: Macquarie
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Book (6 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2009 Lindsay HM, Adoption in the Roman world, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 242 (2009) [A1]
2005 Dueck D, Lindsay HM, Pothecary S, Strabo's Cultural Geography: The Making of a Kolossourgia, Cambridge University Press, United Kingdom, 286 (2005) [A2]
1993 Lindsay HM, Suetonius Caligula, Bristol Classical Press/Duckworth, London, vii+ 189 (1993)
1993 Lindsay HM, Suetonius Caligula, Bristol Classical Press/Duckworth, London, vii+ 189 (1993)
1993 Lindsay HM, Suetonius Caligula, Bristol Classical Press/Duckworth, London, vii+ 189 (1993)
1993 Lindsay HM, Suetonius Caligula, Bristol Classical Press/Duckworth, London, vii+ 189 (1993)
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Chapter (10 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2012 Lindsay HM, 'Food representations', A Cultural History of Food in Antiquity, Berg Publishing, Oxford 163-179 (2012) [B2]
2011 Lindsay HM, 'Adoption and heirship in Greece and Rome', A Companion to Families in the Greek and Roman Worlds, Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester 346-360 (2011) [B1]
2005 Lindsay HM, 'Amasya and Strabo's patria in Pontus', Strabo's Cultural Geography: The Making of a Kolossourgia, Cambridge University Press, United Kingdom 180-199 (2005) [B2]
2003 Lindsay HM, 'Adoption amongst the Seii and Aelii', Hommages ? Carl Deroux 111,, Latomus, Brussells 271-281 (2003) [B1]
2002 Lindsay HM, 'Pompeian and Scribonian descendants in the Early Empire', Sextus Pompeius, The Classical Press of Wales & Duckworth, London UK 167-186 (2002) [B1]
2001 Lindsay HM, 'Adoption and its function in cross-cultural contexts', Childhood, Class and Kin in the Roman World, Routledge, London & New York 190-204 (2001) [B1]
2000 Lindsay HM, 'Death pollution and funerals in the city of Rome', Death and Disease in the Ancient City, Routledge, London 152-173 (2000) [B1]
1998 Lindsay HM, 'Eating with the Dead; the Roman funerary banquet', Meals in a Social Context. Aspects of the Communal Meal in the Hellenistic and Roman World, Aarhus University Press, Aarhus 67-80 (1998) [B1]
1996 Lindsay HM, 'The Romans and ancestor worship', , Hakkert, Amsterdam, 271-285 (1996) [B1]
1993 Lindsay HM, 'Observations on the career of Tiberius Gemellus', 84-88 (1993) [B1]
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Journal article (52 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2015 Lindsay HM, 'Strabo and the shape of his Historika Hypomnemata', Ancient History Bulletin, 28 1-19 (2015)
2013 Lindsay HM, 'The tomb of the Arruntii: sponsoring burial arrangements for slaves and freedmen: the 18th century drawings and the inscriptions', Mediterranean Archaeology, 24 103-120 (2013) [C1]
2013 Lindsay H, 'Greek Prostitutes in the Ancient Mediterranean, 800 BCE-200 CE', The European Legacy, 18 514-515 (2013) [C3]
DOI 10.1080/10848770.2013.791445
2013 Lindsay H, 'Rome Day One', The European Legacy, 18 666-667 (2013) [C3]
DOI 10.1080/10848770.2013.804722
2013 Lindsay H, 'Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity: Art, Opera, Fiction, and the Proclamation of Modernity', The European Legacy, 786-787 (2013) [C3]
DOI 10.1080/10848770.2013.816141
2012 Lindsay HM, 'Nicolaus of Damascus (E.) Parmentier, (F.P.) Barone (edd., trans.) Nicolas de Damas: Histoires, Recueil de Coutumes', The Classical Review, 62 440-442 (2012) [C3]
2011 Lindsay HM, 'The poison king: The life and legend of Mithradates, Rome's deadliest enemy [Book review]', European Legacy - Toward New Paradigms, 16 270 (2011) [C3]
2011 Lindsay HM, 'Eratosthenes' 'Geography': Fragments Collected and Translated, with Commentary and Additional Material', European Legacy: Toward New Paradigms, 16 998-999 (2011) [C3]
2010 Lindsay HM, 'Vespasian and the city of Rome: The centrality of the Capitolium', Acta Classica, 53 165-180 (2010) [C1]
2010 Lindsay HM, 'Northern antiquities and national identities: Perception of Denmark and the north in the eighteenth century. Symposium held in Copenhagen, August 2005', European Legacy-Toward New Paradigms, 15 676-677 (2010) [C3]
2010 Lindsay HM, 'Slave systems: Ancient and modern', The European Legacy, 15 263-264 (2010) [C3]
DOI 10.1080/10848771003647998
2010 Lindsay HM, 'Rome and the Barbarians, 100 BC-AD 400. By Thomas S. Burns (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009)', The European Legacy: Towards New Paradigms, 15 926-927 (2010) [C3]
2009 Lindsay HM, 'Recent developments and recent work on the House of Augustus on the Palatine and the location of the Lupercal', Classicum, 34 17-19 (2009) [C3]
2009 Lindsay HM, 'Suetonius De Poetis: The project and the life of Vergil', Classicum, 35 2-7 (2009) [C1]
2009 Lindsay HM, 'The man in Turia's life, with a consideration of inheritance issues, infertility, and virtues in marriage in the 1st c. B.C', Journal of Roman Archaeology, 22 183-198 (2009) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 1
2009 Lindsay HM, 'The highly civilised man: Richard Burton and the Victorian world', The European Legacy: Toward New Paradigms, 14 486 (2009) [C3]
2008 Lindsay HM, 'Representations of war in Ancient Rome', European Legacy: Toward New Paradigms, 13 671-672 (2008) [C3]
DOI 10.1080/10848770802268949
2008 Lindsay HM, 'Roman social history: A sourcebook', Classical Review, 58 621-622 (2008) [C3]
DOI 10.1017/s0009840x08001492
2008 Lindsay HM, 'Struktur und Trasparenz: Eine literaturwissenschafliche Analyse der Feldherrviten des Cornelius Nepos', Latomus, 67 1107 (2008) [C3]
2008 Lindsay HM, 'Roman imperial policy from Julian to Theodosius', Ancient History, 36 89-92 (2008) [C3]
2008 Lindsay HM, 'Rome, the Greek world and the East: Volume 3, The Greek world, the Jews and the East', Ancient History, 36 87-89 (2008) [C3]
2007 Lindsay HM, 'Robert Bittlestone, with James Diggle and John Underhill, Odyssesus Unbound: The Search for Homer's Ithaca', Ancient History: Resources for Teachers, 35 177-178 (2007) [C3]
2007 Lindsay HM, 'Marguerite Yourcenar en poesie: Archeologie d'un silence, by Achmy Halley', The European Legacy, 12 513-514 (2007) [C3]
2007 Lindsay HM, 'Baroque Fictions: Revisioning the Classical in Marguerite Yourcenar, by Margaret Elizabeth Colvin', The European Legacy, 12 770 (2007) [C3]
2007 Lindsay HM, 'Democracy in Europe: A History of an Ideology, by luciano Canfora', The European Legacy, 12 907 (2007) [C3]
2005 Lindsay HM, 'The Laudatio funebris in the Roman funeral', Classicum, 31 21-28 (2005) [C1]
2004 Lindsay HM, 'Livia: First Lady of Imperial Rome', Classical Journal, 99 457-462 (2004) [C3]
2004 Lindsay HM, 'The Laudatio Murdiae: Its Content and Significance', Latomus, 63 88-97 (2004) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 2
2004 Lindsay HM, 'Hellenistic Civilisation', Classicum, 30.1 - (2004) [C3]
2004 Lindsay HM, 'Greg Rowe. Princes and Political Cultures: The New Tiberian Senatorial Decrees, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press 2002', Classical Journal, 99 226-228 (2004)
2003 Lindsay HM, 'Perge in Pamphylia: the archaeology of a Hellenistic city in southern Turkey', CLASSICVM -Joint Journal of the Classical Assoc. of NSW & Classical Languages Teachers Assoc. of NSW, XXIX.2, 2-9 (2003) [C1]
2002 Lindsay HM, 'Isola Sacra: the people of Portus and their cemetery', Classicum, XXVIII.2 2-9 (2002) [C1]
2002 Lindsay HM, 'Strabone e l'Asia minore: Incontri di storia della storiografia antica e sul mondo antico, X Collana: Publicazioni dell 'Universita degli Studi di Perugia a cura di Anna Maria Biraschi e giovanni Salmeri, Napoli: Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane 2000', Scripta Classica Israelica, 21 298-308 (2002) [C3]
2002 Lindsay HM, 'The Cost of Dying in Rome', Ancient History: Resources for Teachers, 31 17-27 (2002) [C2]
2001 Lindsay HM, 'Ethnicity and Culture in Late Antiquity', Classicum, XXVII.1 30-31 (2001) [C3]
2001 Lindsay HM, 'The Epigraphy of Death: Studies in the History and Society of Greece and Rome', Classicum, XXVII.2 26-28 (2001) [C3]
2001 Lindsay HM, 'Translated Texts for Historians 31: The Armenian History Attributed to Sebeos', Classicum, XXVII.1 31-32 (2001) [C3]
2000 Lindsay HM, 'Food and clothing in Martial', Latomus: Studies in Latin literature and Roman history X, 251 303-312 (2000) [C1]
2000 Lindsay HM, 'Review of Translated Texts for Historians No.30: Ruricius of Limoges and Friends: A collection of Letters from Visigothic Gaul, translated with introduction commentary and notes by Ralph W. Mathisen', Classicum, 26.1 21-22 (2000) [C3]
1999 Lindsay HM, 'Adoption in Greek law and society: some comparisons with the Roman world', Newcastle Law Review, 32 91-110 (1999) [C1]
1998 Lindsay HM, 'The biography of Atticus: Cornelius Nepos on the philosophical and ethical background of Pomponius Atticus', Latomus, 57 324-336 (1998) [C1]
Citations Web of Science - 5
1998 Lindsay HM, 'Adoption and succession in Roman Law', Newcastle Law Review, 3 57-81 (1998) [C1]
1997 Lindsay HM, 'Strabo on Apellicon''s library', Rheinisches Museum, 140 290-298 (1997) [C1]
1997 Lindsay HM, 'Who was Apicius?', Symbolae Osloenses, 72 144-154 (1997) [C1]
1997 Lindsay HM, 'Syme''s Anatolica and the date of Strabo''s Geography', Klio, 79 484-507 (1997) [C1]
1995 Lindsay HM, 'Suetonius on the character of Horace', AUMLA, 83 69-82 (1995) [C1]
1995 Lindsay HM, 'A fertile marriage: Agrippina and the chronology of her children by Germanicus', Latomus, 54 3-17 (1995) [C1]
1994 Lindsay HM, 'Revenge on the tyrant: the assassinations of Philip II and Caligula', Eranos, 92 73-84 (1994) [C1]
1994 Lindsay HM, 'Suetonius as ab epistulis to Hadrian and the early history of the imperial correspondence', Historia, 43 454-468 (1994) [C1]
1994 Lindsay HM, 'Robert Graves and Claudius'' Ancient History', Resources for Teachers, 25 139-156 (1994) [C1]
1993 Lindsay HM, 'Suetonius Caligula: some comments on structure and biographical emphases', Classicum, 19 4-7 (1993) [C1]
1992 Lindsay HM, 'Augustus and Eurycles', Rheinisches Museum, 135 290-297 (1992) [C1]
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Review (27 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2006 Lindsay HM, 'Review: Livvy: Hannibal's War, Books 21-30', Classicvm (2006) [D2]
2006 Lindsay HM, 'Review: Animals for Show and Pleasure in Ancient Rome', Classicvm (2006) [D2]
2006 Lindsay HM, 'Review: Finding People in Early Greece', Classicvm (2006) [D2]
2006 Lindsay HM, 'Review: A compulsion for Antiquity: Freud and the Ancient World', The European Legacy (2006) [D2]
2005 Lindsay HM, 'Rome, The Greek World, and the East', Ancient History: Resources for Teachers (2005) [D2]
2005 Lindsay HM, 'Martial: Select Epigrams', Ancient History: Resources for Teachers (2005) [D2]
2005 Lindsay HM, 'Old Age in the Roman World: A Cultural and Social History', Ancient History: Resources for Teachers (2005) [D2]
2005 Lindsay HM, 'Apocalypse in Rome: Cola di Rienzo and the Politics of the New Age (Book Review)', The European Legacy (2005) [D2]
2005 Lindsay HM, 'The Household and the Making of History: A Subversive View of the Western Past (Book Review)', The European Legacy (2005) [D2]
2003 Lindsay HM, 'The Oxford Classical Dictionary, edited by Simon Hornblower and Antony Spawforth, Oxford University Press, 3rd edition revised 2003', Classicum (2003)
2002 Lindsay HM, 'W. Eck, The Age of Augustus, translated by Deborah Lucas Schneider: new material by Sarolta A Takács, Blackwell Publishing 2003', Ancient History: resources for teachers (2002)
2002 Lindsay HM, 'Raymond van Dam, Kingdom of Snow: Roman Rule and Greek Culture in Cappadocia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002', Ancient History: resources for teachers (2002)
2002 Lindsay HM, 'A.F. Wallace-Hadrill, Augustan Rome, Bristol Classical Press, Classical World Series 1993', Ancient History: resources for teachers (2002)
2001 Lindsay HM, 'Translated Texts for Historians 31: The Armenian History attributed to Sebeos, Robert Thompson, James Howard-Johnston and Tim Greenwood, Liverpool University Press 1999', Classicum (2001)
1999 Lindsay HM, 'D. Favro, The urban image of Augustan Rome, Cambridge University Press 1998', Classicum (1999)
1999 Lindsay HM, 'M. Beard, J. North & S. Price, Religions of Rome, 2 volumes, Cambridge 1998', Classicum (1999)
1999 Lindsay HM, 'A.R.W. Harrison, The Law of Athens, Vol. 1: The Family and Property; Vol. 2: Procedure, Second edition. Foreword by D.M. McDowell, Bristol Classical Press 1998', Classsicum (1999)
1999 Lindsay HM, 'T.N. Habinek, The Politics of Latin Literature: Writing, Identity and Empire in Ancient Rome, Princeton 1998', The European Legacy: Towards New Paradigms (Journal of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas) (1999)
1998 Lindsay HM, 'Plutarch and his Intellectual World (edited by Judith Mossman), Duckworth in association with the Classical Press of Wales, London 1997', Ancient History: resources for teachers (1998)
1997 Lindsay HM, 'B.W. Jones, Suetonius Domitian, Bristol Classical Press 1996,', Ancient History: resources for teachers (1997)
1995 Lindsay HM, 'A.F. Wallace-Hadrill, Suetonius, Bristol Classical Press, 1995', Ancient History: resources for teachers (1995)
1995 Lindsay HM, 'J.A. Crook, Legal Advocacy in the Roman World, Duckworth 1995', Newcastle Law Review (1995)
1995 Lindsay HM, 'Sextus Aurelius Victor: De Caesaribus, Translated with an introduction and commentary by H.W. Bird, Liverpool Classical Press 1994', Classicum (1995)
1994 Lindsay HM, 'Cassiodorus Variae', Classicum (1994)
1994 Lindsay HM, 'R. Garland, Religion and the Greeks, Bristol Classical Press 1994', Classicum (1994)
1994 Lindsay HM, 'G.D.A. Sharpley, Latin: Better Read than Dead. Essential Latin for Beginners and Refreshers, Bristol Classical Press 1994', Classicum (1994)
1993 Lindsay HM, '¿Two new texts from the 4th century AD¿', Classicum (1993)
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Conference (2 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2004 Lindsay H, 'The Laudatio-Murdiae: Its content and significance (Roman funeral eulogy)', LATOMUS, Univ Adelaide, Adelaide, AUSTRALIA (2004)
1998 Lindsay HM, 'Characterisation in the Suetonian life of Tiberius', Ancient History in a Modern University, Vol.I, Macquarie University, Michigan USA (1998) [E1]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 6
Total funding $10,248

Click on a grant title below to expand the full details for that specific grant.


20011 grants / $1,575

Strabo the Geographer - An International Perspective, Israel 25-27 June 2001$1,575

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Mr Hugh Lindsay
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2001
Funding Finish 2001
GNo G0180861
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

19991 grants / $1,973

Sextus Pompey in history and literature, Wales, UK.$1,973

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Mr Hugh Lindsay
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1999
Funding Finish 1999
GNo G0180425
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

19952 grants / $4,640

Meals in Social Context - Denmark$2,320

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Mr Hugh Lindsay
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1995
Funding Finish 1995
GNo G0175520
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Meals in Social Context, Denmark, 20 Aug-2 Sept$2,320

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Mr Hugh Lindsay
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1995
Funding Finish 1995
GNo G0176899
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

19942 grants / $2,060

'Leeds International Latin Seminar 1993-94', University of Leeds, U.K., 6 May 1994$1,030

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Mr Hugh Lindsay
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1994
Funding Finish 1994
GNo G0174516
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Lees International Latic Seminar 1993-94 - Uni of Leeds - 6 May 1994$1,030

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Mr Hugh Lindsay
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 1994
Funding Finish 1994
GNo G0175087
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y
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Research Supervision

Past Supervision

Year Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2014 Marguerite Yourcenar: A Quest for Ataraxia; a Locus Amoenus Hindered by Absence and Presence
Studies In Human Society, Faculty of Education and Arts
Principal Supervisor
2013 Ancestry and Suetonius' De Vita Caesarum
Studies In Human Society, Faculty of Education and Arts
Principal Supervisor
2007 Demons and Exorcists in the Roman Empire During the Second and Third Centuries AD
Studies In Human Society, Faculty of Education and Arts
Sole Supervisor
2006 Diet in Disease and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome
Studies In Human Society, Faculty of Education and Arts
Principal Supervisor
2000 Materials and construction: methods of non-firearm weapons prior to 1600 AD
History, University of Newcastle
Co-Supervisor
1997 The Pisonian Conspiracy of AD 65
History, University of Newcastle
Principal Supervisor
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Mr Hugh Lindsay

Position

Senior Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science
Faculty of Education and Arts

Focus area

Classics

Contact Details

Email hugh.lindsay@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 5226
Fax (02) 4921 6940

Office

Room MCLG22C
Building McMullin Building
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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