Teacher of Classics, Summer Fields, Oxford
Tutor of Ancient History, Stanford University Centre in Oxford
Chris focuses his research and fieldwork on late antique military history and archaeology, specializing in the sixth century. He has participated in archaeological projects at a number of sites in Britain (Calleva Atrebatum), Georgia (Archaeolopois), Spain (Pollentia and Mollina) and Turkey (Dara and Cremna).
He is co-editor of Procopius of Caesarea: Literary and Historical Interpretations (Routledge), forthcoming. ISBN 978-1-4724-6604-4. He commenced his part-time University of Reading funded doctoral research in 2015.
Co-editor, Procopius of Caesarea: Literary and Historical Interpretations (Routledge), forthcoming. ISBN 978-1-4724-6604-4
"Procopius, πάρεδρος / quaestor, Codex Justinianus, I.27 and Belisarius' strategy in the Mediterranean" in: Procopius of Caesarea: Literary and Historical Interpretations edited by Lillington-Martin, C. and Turquois, E. (Routledge), forthcoming
"Symbolism of Athena, and her metamorphoses, by means of the olive, in Homer's Odyssey and Procopius' Wars" in:Time and Space in Greek Myth and Religion edited by Papachrysostomou, A and Christopoulos, M., forthcoming
"Procopius on the struggle for Dara and Rome" in: War and Warfare in Late Antiquity: Current Perspectives (Late Antique Archaeology 8.1-8.2 2010-11) by Sarantis A. and Christie N. (2010–11) edd. (Brill, Leiden 2013), pages 599-630, ISBN 978-90-04-25257-8
"Archaeological and Ancient Literary Evidence for a Battle near Dara Gap, Turkey, AD 530: Topography, Texts and Trenches" in: BAR -S1717, 2007 The Late Roman Army in the Near East from Diocletian to the Arab Conquest Proceedings of a colloquium held at Potenza, Acerenza and Matera, Italy edited by Ariel S. Lewin and Pietrina Pellegrini, pages 299–311