Lionel Casson

Lionel Casson

Lionel Casson (born 1914 New York City, NY) [ Lionel Casson Biography, Crystal Reference Encyclopedia] ] is a classicist, professor emeritus at New York University, [ [ Classics - New York University] ] and a specialist in maritime history. [ Professor Lionel Casson's Acceptance Speech to the AIA] ] Casson earned his B.A. in 1934 at New York University, and in 1936 became an assistant professor. He went on to earn his Ph.D. there in 1939. In 2005 he was awarded the Archaeological Institute of America Gold Medal.


*Casson, Lionel (1959). "The Ancient Mariners : Seafarers and Sea Fighters of the Mediterranean in Ancient Times". Victor Gollancz.
*Casson, Lionel (1991). "The Ancient Mariners" (Second Edition). Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-6910-1477-9
*Casson, Lionel (1960). "Masters of Ancient Comedy". The MacMillan Co.
*Casson, Lionel (1980). "Masters of Ancient Comedy: Selections from Aristophanes, Menander, Plautus, Terence". Funk & Wagnalls Co. ISBN 0-3086-0016-9
*Casson, Lionel (1964). "Illutrated History of Ships & Boats". Doubleday & Company, Inc.
*Casson, Lionel (1974). "Travel in the Ancient World". George Allen & Unwin Ltd.
*Casson, Lionel (1994). "Travel in the Ancient World" (Second Edition). The Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 0-8018-4808-3
*Casson, Lionel (1975). "The Horizon Book of Daily Life in Ancient Rome". Simon & Schuster. ISBN 0-0701-0216-3
*Casson, Lionel (1999). "Everyday Life in Ancient Rome" (Revised and Expanded Edition). The Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 0-8018-5992-1
*Casson, Lionel (1977). "Mysteries of the Past". American Heritage Publishing Co.
*Casson, Lionel (1983). "Great Ages of Man: Ancient Egypt". Random House Value Publishing. ISBN 0-5174-1233-0
*Casson, Lionel (1995). "Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World". The Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 0-8018-5130-0
*Casson, Lionel (2001). "Everyday Life in Ancient Egypt" (Revised and Expanded Edition). The Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 0-8018-6601-4
*Casson, Lionel (2002). "Libraries in the Ancient World" (New Edition). Yale University Pres. ISBN 0-3000-9721-2


External links

* [ Interview with Lingua France on Libraries in the Ancient World]
* [ Radio interview on book Illustrated History Of Ships And Boats]
*Kakutani,Michiko. " [ BOOKS OF THE TIMES; Shh! There's No Talking In the Papyrus Section] ", "The New York Times", July 11, 2001. Retrieved December 9, 2007.

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