T E Rihll
University Of Wales Swansea
Part-time Lecturer in Department of Classics and Ancient History
since 1995; senior lecturer since 2007.
University of Wales Lampeter
Full-time Lecturer in Department of Classics 1990-1995.
University of Leeds
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Schools of History and of
PhD University of Leeds 1987.
BA(Hons) First Class, University of Kent 1982.
Married J V Tucker in 1987; we have two children, Elizabeth,
born in 1994, and Henry, born in 1999.
- Ancient Science and Technology
- I started working in this area in 1990. My earliest
relevant papers are on silver production in classical
Greece, focusing on the Laurion, Attica. I have since
written Greek Science (OUP, 1999) for the Greece
& Rome New Surveys in the Classics series, no.29; edited (with C J Tuplin) Science and Mathematics in
Ancient Greek Culture (Oxford, 2002); and most recently written The
Catapult: a history (Westholme, 2007). I also have a website on Greek
and Roman science and technology.
- Ancient Slavery
- I have long been interested in slavery in antiquity. Earlier
publications focussed on slavery in the archaic period; forthcoming
publications focus on the classical period, spceifically on classical Athens
(for the Cambridge World History of Slavery vol 1) and Greece more
generally (for a comparative study in Slave Systems Ancient and Modern).
My interests in slavery and in technology overlap on the topic of work in
For a selection of publications see here.
Electronic mail address
Web address (ancient science and technology)
March 18, 2008.