Richard Billows

Professor of History

Director of Graduate Studies,
Classical Studies

(212) 854-4486
rab4@columbia.edu
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Research Interests

  • Ancient Greek and Roman history
  • Greek epigraphy

Richard A. Billows, professor, specializes in Ancient Greek and Roman History and Greek epigraphy. He received his BA from Oxford University in 1978 and his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1985. His publications include Antigonos the One-Eyed and the Creation of the Hellenistic State (1990) and Kings and Colonists: Aspects of Macedonian Imperialism(1995).

Selected Publications

Marathon: The Battle That Changed Western Civilization. New York: Overlook Press, 2010.

Antigonos the One-eyed and the Creation of the Macedonian State. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995.

Kings and Colonists: Aspects of Macedonian Imperialism. Leiden: Brill, 1990.