Ridley, Ronald T(homas)

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RIDLEY, Ronald T(homas)

RIDLEY, Ronald T(homas). Australian, b. 1940. Genres: Translations, History. Career: University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia, lecturer, 1965-73, senior lecturer, 1974-87, reader in history, 1988-97; Personal Chair, 1987-. Publications: The Unification of Egypt, 1973; (trans. from Greek, and author of commentary) Zosimus: New History, 1982; Gibbon's Complement: Louis de Beaufort, 1986; A History of Rome, 1987; The Historical Observations of Jacob Perizonius, 1991; The Eagle and the Spade: The Archaeology of Rome during the Napoleonic Era, 1992; Jessie Webb, a memoir, 1994; Melbourne's Monuments, 1996; Napoleon's Proconsul in Egypt: the life and times of Bernardino Drovetti, 1998; The Pope's Archaeologist: The Life and Times of Carlo Fea, 2000. Address: Department of History, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia.