Professor Neville Morley



Thucydides and the Idea of History, London, I.B. Tauris, 2014.

with Lee C, A Handbook to the Reception of Thucydides, Malden MA, Wiley-Blackwell, 2014.

with Harloe K, Thucydides and the Modern World Reception, Reinterpretation and Influence from the Renaissance to the Present, Cambridge University Press, 2012.

The Roman Empire Roots of Imperialism, Pluto Pr, 2010.

Antiquity and Modernity, John Wiley & Sons, 2009.

Trade in Classical Antiquity, Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Theories, Models and Concepts in Ancient History, London & New York, Routledge, 2004.

Metropolis and Hinterland The City of Rome and the Italian Economy, 200 BC-AD 200, Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Writing Ancient History, Cornell University Press, 1999.


Thucydides and the Historiography of Trauma, Ktema: civilisations de l'Orient, de la Grece et de Rome Antiques, vol. 42, 2017, 195-206

Thucydides Quote Unquote, Arion: a journal of humanities and the classics, vol. 20.3, Boston Univeristy, 2013, 9-36

Peter Handke's Thucydides, Classical Receptions Journal, Oxford University Press (OUP): Policy E - Oxford Open Option D, 2012, 20-47

Civil War and Succession Crisis in Roman Beekeeping, Historia, vol. 56.2, Universidade Estadual Paulista, 2007, 452-470

Decadence as a Theory of History, New Literary History, vol. 35, no. 4, 2004, 573-585

The Transformation of Italy, 225-28 B.C., The Journal of Roman Studies, vol. 91, 2001, 50-50

Trajan's Engines, Greece and Rome, vol. 47.2, Cambridge University Press (CUP): HSS Journals - No Cambridge Open, 2000, 197-210

Marx and the Failure of Antiquity, Helios: a journal devoted to critical and methodological studies of classical culture, literature, and society, vol. 26.2, 1999, 151-164

Political Economy and Classical Antiquity, Journal of the History of Ideas, vol. 59, no. 1, 1998, 95-114

Legitimising War and Defending Peace: Thucydides in WWI and After, Classical Receptions Journal, Oxford University Press (OUP)


Afterword on 'Economic growth and towns in classical antiquity, in Kelly C (eds) Keith Hopkins: Sociological Studies in Roman History, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018, 207-212

The Poetics and Politics of Exchange in Roman Agronomy, in Weisweiler J (eds) Debt: The First 3,000 Years, New York: Oxford University Press, 2018

Thucydides: origins of realism?, in Hollingsworth M, Schuett R (eds) The Edinburgh Companion to Political Realism, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018

The Modernity of Thucydides, in North JA (eds) The Afterlife of Herodotus and Thucydides, London: Institute of Classical Studies, 2018

Counterfactualism and Anticipation, in Poli R (eds) Handbook of Anticipation: Theoretical and Applied Aspects of the Use of Future in Decision Making, Springer International, 2017

Trade and the Integration of the Roman Empire, in Schaefer C (eds) Connecting the Ancient World: Mediterranean shipping, maritime networks and their impact, Rahden/Westf.: Verlag Marie Leidorf, 2016, 105-113

Contextualism and Universality in Thucydidean Thought, in Thauer C, Wendt C (eds) Thucydides and Political Order: concepts of order and the History of the Peloponnesian War, Basingstoke & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, 23-40

The Anti-Thucydides, in Priestley J, Zali V (eds) Brill's Companion to the Reception of Herodotus in Antiquity and Beyond, Leiden: Brill, 2016, 143-155

Migration, mobility and the decline of urbanism in the late Roman West, in Oberste J, Ehrich S (eds) Die Bewegte Stadt: Migration, soziale Mobititaet und Innovation in vormodernen Grossstaedten, Regensburg: Schnell & Steiner, 2015, 79-88

"The same procedure as last year." Die Regulierung von Konkurrenz und Konflikt uber Wasser im romischen Reich, in Wieland C, von Reden S (eds) Wasser: Alltagsbedarf, Ingenieurskunst und Repraesentation zwischen Antike und Neuzeit, Goettingen: Vandenhoeck & Rupprecht, 2015, 77-94

Urban smells and Roman noses, in Bradley M (eds) Smell and the Ancient Senses, London & New York: Routledge, 2015, 110-119-110-119

The Idea of Thucydides in the Western Tradition, in Lee C, Morley N (eds) A Handbook to the Reception of Thucydides, Malden MA: John Wiley & Sons, 2014, 591-604

Globalisation and the Roman Economy, in Pitts M, Versluys M-J (eds) Globalisation and the Roman World: Archaeological and Theoretical Perspectives, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014, 49-68


History Can't Always Help to Make Sense of the Future, Texas National Security Review, 2017

Destory History: first response, Epoiesen, 2017


Frugality and Roman economic thought in Varro's Rerum Rusticarum, (Re)approaching Roman Frugality, Cambridge, 9th - 10th Jan 2014. (Re)approaching Roman Frugality, 2014