Glen Bowersock

Glen W. Bowersock , Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies, reviews Josephine Crawley Quinn's In Search of the Phoenicians for the New York Review of Books, writing, "What people call themselves speaks to us memorably about their traditions, their aspirations, and...
Glen Bowersock , Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies, has been designated an Honorary Life Fellow of the American Numismatic Society . The American Numismatic Society is dedicated to the study and public appreciation of coins, currencies, medals, and other...

In the Media

December 06, 2017
Glen W. Bowersock, Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies, reviews What the Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters by Garry Wills for the New York Review of Books, writing: “Anyone who follows the news will be aware that the sacred book...
Peter Brown of the New York Review of Books reviews The Crucible of Islam by Glen Bowersock , Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies. Of the book, Brown writes, "We look into the depths of the crucible itself,...

In the Media

October 22, 2016
Glen Bowersock weighs in on the 2016 Election with a reflection on Cleon, the Donald Trump of fifth century B.C. Athens. Cleon’s fiery rhetoric made him exceptionally persuasive to the people, Bowersock writes: Cleon's wealth, bluster, ignorance, and polemic are well known to...
Glen Bowersock , Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies, examines Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World , an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in the most recent issue of The New York Review of Books ...