F. W. Walbank
Walbank studied Classics at Peterhouse, Cambridge, and from 1951 to 1977 was Rathbone Professor of Ancient History and Classical Archaeology at the University of Liverpool. He was also professor emeritus at Liverpool and an Honorary Fellow of Peterhouse.
His published works include Aratos of Sicyon (1933), Philip V of Macedon (1940), The Awful Revolution (1946; 1969), Polybius (1972; 1990), A Historical Commentary on Polybius, 3 vols. (1957, 1967, 1979), The Hellenistic World (1981) and, with N.G.L. Hammond, A History of Macedonia, Vol. III: 336–167 BC. He also served as the joint editor of volumes 7 and 8 of the Cambridge Ancient History.
- Momigliano, Arnaldo. "F.W. Walbank", The Journal of Roman Studies, Vol. 74. (1984).
- Obituary by Peter Garnsey at the independent.co.uk (23 October 2008).
- Obituary by Robin Seager at the guardian.co.uk (19 November 2008).
- Polybius man by Mary Beard at The Times Literary Supplement (29 May 2013).