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Mortimer Chambers


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Contact Information

Email    chambers@history.ucla.edu
Office  5357 Bunche Hall
Phone  310-825-4168

Mortimer Chambers holds the A.B. degree from Harvard (1949), the M.A. from Oxford University (Wadham College), 1955, and the Ph.D. from Harvard in Classical Philology, 1954. He has taught at Harvard, the University of Chicago, and UCLA, the last-named since 1958, where he is Professor of History. His main area of research is Greek history of the classical period, especially Greek historical authors (Thucydides, Aristotle's Athenian Constitution).

Selected Publications

Aristotle, Staat der Athener (Berlin 1990), a German translation of and commentary on Aristotle's Ath. Pol.; the Greek text of the Ath. Pol. (Leipzig, Teubner, 1986, ed. 2 1994);

Hellenica Oxyrhynchia (ibid., Teubner, 1993);

Georg Busolt, His Life in His Letters (Leiden 1990);

Aristotle's History of Athenian Democracy, with J. Day (Berkeley-Los Angeles 1962).

Research

Greek history of the classical period, especially Greek historical authors (Thucydides, Aristotle's Athenian Constitution).