Barrett, Anthony A. 1941-
BARRETT, Anthony A. 1941-
(Anthony Arthur Barrett)
PERSONAL: Born July 30, 1941, in Worthing, Sussex, England; son of Anthony (a professional soldier) and Elizabeth Henderson (maiden name, Noble; later surname, O'Keefe) Barrett; married Doreen Horrocks (a teacher), August 20, 1964; children: Jaqueline, Sarah. Education: University of Durham, B.A., 1964; University of Toronto, M.A., Ph.D., 1968; Oxford University, diploma in classical archaeology, 1975.
ADDRESSES: Home—1937 Allison Rd., Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1T2, Canada. Office—Department of Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1W5, Canada.
CAREER: Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, lecturer in classics, 1965–66; University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, assistant professor, 1968–73, associate professor of classics, 1973–.
MEMBER: Classical Association of Canada, Humanities Association of Canada, Society of Antiquaries (fellow), Royal Astronomical Society, Archaeological Institute of America.
The Epigrams of Janus Pannonius, Corvina Press (Budapest, Hungary), 1982.
(With M. Havers and P. Shankland) The Rattenbury Case, Penguin (New York, NY), 1989.
Livia: First Lady of Imperial Rome, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT), 2002.
Contributor to The Garland Encyclopedia of World War I, Garland Publishing (New York, NY). Contributor of articles and translations to scholarly journals, including Transactions of the American Philological Association, American Journal of Philology, Journal of Hellenic Studies, Britannia, Classical Review, Latomus, and Phoenix: Journal of the Classical Association of Canada.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
American Historical Review, April, 1998, T. P. Wiseman, review of Agrippina: Sex, Power, and Politics in the Early Empire, p. 492.
American Journal of Philology, spring, 1992, Richard J. A. Talbert, review of Caligula: The Corruption of Power, p. 128.
Choice, January, 1997, review of Agrippina, p. 853.
Classical Outlook, spring, 1997, review of Agrippina, p. 122.
Classical World, January, 1999, review of Agrippina, p. 297.
English Historical Review, July, 1993, Brian Campbell, review of Caligula, p. 692.
History: Reviews of New Books, winter, 1997, Clyde Curry Smith, review of Agrippina, p. 92.
History Today, August, 1997, Miriam Griffin, review of Agrippina, p. 56.
Kirkus Reviews, August 15, 1996, review of Agrippina, p. 1198.
Library Journal, November 1, 1996, Clay G. Williams, review of Agrippina, p. 78; August, 2002, Isabel Coates, review of Livia: First Lady of Imperial Rome, p. 108.
Religious Studies Review, January, 1992, review of Caligula, p. 56; October, 1998, review of Agrippina, p. 415.
Times (London, England), August 11, 1990.
Times Literary Supplement, September 13, 2002, Mary Beard, review of Livia, p. 3.
University of Toronto Quarterly, winter, 1997, Timothy Barnes, review of Agrippina, p. 170.
Washington Post Book World, April 5, 1998, review of Caligula, p. 12.