W. R. Grey Professor of Classics and History
CLA 231 Greek History
CLA 232 Roman History
CLA 246 Ethics in Archaeology
CLA 252 Classics in the Cinema
CLA 334 Athenian Law
CLA 430-435 Seminars in Ancient History (recent topics include Alexander the Great, Roman Imperialism, and the Roman Revolution)
GRE 201 Intermediate Greek
GRE 218/318 New Testament Greek
WRI 101 NASCAR
W. R. Grey Professor of Classics and History Peter Krentz has taught Greek and Roman history at Davidson since 1979. He held the E. Craig Wall, Jr., Distinguished Teaching Professorship in the Humanities 1997-1999, and he was Elizabeth A. Whitehead visiting professor at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens in 2000-2001. Yale University Press released the paperback edition of his most recent book, The Battle of Marathon, in 2011.
Recent publications include:
The Battle of Marathon. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010. ISBN: 9780300123851.
"A Cup by Douris and the Battle of Marathon," forthcoming in New Perspectives on Ancient Warfare, ed. Garrett G. Fagan and Matthew F. Trundle (Leiden: Brill, 2010). 183-204. ISBN: 9789004185982.
"Marathon, Battle of," in Michael Gagrin and Elaine Fantham, eds.,Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome, vol. 4 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010) 339-340.
"The Athenian Treaty in Theopompos F 153," Phoenix 63 (2009): 1-8.
"Hoplites," "Kallimachos," "Marathon," and "Miltiades" forthcoming in The Encyclopedia of Ancient History, ed. R. Bagnall, K. Brodersen, C. Champion, A. Erskine and S. Huebner (London: Wiley-Blackwell, anticipated 2011).
Davidson, NC 28035-6973