Amanda Claridge

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Amanda Claridge is emerita professor of Roman archaeology at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her research interests include "Roman archaeology, especially art, marble sculpture and the marble trade; Roman architecture and urbanism; topography and monuments of the city of Rome and Latium. Antiquarian studies in 16th and 17th century Rome."[1]


Claridge was the Assistant Director of the British School at Rome from 1980 to 1994.[2]

She has undertaken fieldwork in Rome, elsewhere in Italy, Turkey, and North Africa.[2] Claridge is a Research Fellow at the British School at Rome in 2018/19.[3]

Awards and Honours[edit]

Claridge was elected as a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1986.[4] She is a member of the Member Accademia Pontiicia Romana di Arch.[4] Claridge was awarded the Commendatore Italian Order of Merit.[1] Claridge is on the Advisory Committee of the Journal of Roman Archaeology.[5] In 2010 she was elected as a Corresponding Member of the Archaeological Institute of America.[6]

Rome has been described as "a staple reference on the ancient city for English speaking students and tourists".[7]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Hadrian's Column of Trajan. Journal of Roman Archaeology 6: 5-22. 1993.
  • Hadrian's lost temple of Trajan. Journal of Roman Archaeology 20: 54-94.
  • "Hadrian's Succession and the Monuments of Trajan" in Hadrian: Arts, Politics and Economy. Opper, T. (ed.). British Museum Press, 2013, p. 5-18. (British Museum Research Publication; no. 175)
  • Classical Manuscript Illustrations. London: The Royal Collection in association with Harvey Miller Publishers, 2012. (The Paper Museum of Cassiano dal Pozzo. Series A, Antiquities and Architecture; vol. 6) (With I. Herklotz)
  • Rome. An Oxford Archaeological Guide, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2nd, enlarged and revised ed. 2010. (Oxford Archaeological Guides)
  • Holleran, C. & Claridge, A. (ed.), 2018. Companion to the City of Rome. Wiley-Blackwell.


  1. ^ a b Professor Amanda Claridge. Royal Holloway, University of London. Retrieved 29 May 2015.
  2. ^ a b Amanda., Claridge, (2010). Rome : an Oxford archaeological guide. Toms, Judith., Cubberley, Tony. (2nd ed., rev. and expanded ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199546831. OCLC 689548463.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  3. ^ "Staff and Fellows « The British School at Rome". Retrieved 2018-11-10.
  4. ^ a b "Fellows Directory - Society of Antiquaries". Retrieved 2018-11-10.
  5. ^ "Editorial board". Cambridge Core. Retrieved 2018-11-10.
  6. ^ "Corresponding Members - Archaeological Institute of America". Retrieved 2018-11-10.
  7. ^ Newsome, DJ (2011). "Review: Amanda Claridge, Rome: An Oxford Archaeological Guide (2nd edition)". Rosetta. 9: 75–82.

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