Tim Whitmarsh is a British academic and classicist. He is E. P. Warren Praelector, Fellow and Tutor in Greek at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and Professor of Ancient Literatures at the University of Oxford. He is best known for his work on the Greek literary culture of the Roman Empire, especially the Second Sophistic and the ancient Greek novel.
His publications include Greek Literature and the Roman Empire: The Politics of Imitation, Ancient Greek Literature, The Second Sophistic, and Narrative and Identity in the Ancient Greek Novel: Returning Romance.
- "AG Leventis Professor of Greek Culture". University of Cambridge. 21 January 2014. Retrieved 8 March 2014.
- Tim Whitmarsh, Greek Literature and the Roman Empire: The Politics of Imitation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. ISBN 978-0-19-927137-5.
- Tim Whitmarsh, Ancient Greek Literature. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2004. ISBN 978-0-7456-2792-2.
- Tim Whitmarsh, The Second Sophistic. Greece and Rome New Surveys in the Classics 35. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. ISBN 978-0-19-856881-0.
- Tim Whitmarsh, Narrative and Identity in the Ancient Greek Novel: Returning Romance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. ISBN 978-0-521-82391-3.
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