The next translation will be Aristotle: The Art of Rhetoric, with Harvey Yunis (Rice University) writing
the introduction and notes for this difficult, important treatise. This will be published by OUP in
Robin has written an appendix on 'Xenophon and
Socrates' for the Landmark Xenophon: Anabasis, translated by David Thomas, and edited
by Shane Brennan and Robert Strassler. The book is due to be published late in 2018.
OUP have commissioned Robin to write a general history of the ancient
Greeks, from c. 700 to c. 30 BCE. Creators, Conquerors, and Citizens: A History of Ancient
Greece will attempt to combine a narrative account of seven hundred years of history with an overarching
thesis concerning Greek identity and ethnicity, and how it influenced their history. This will be published
early in 2018 - February in the States and April in the UK.
Then Robin will turn to a translation of Diodorus of Sicily's Library
of History, Books 16-20. As usual, this will be published by OUP in the Oxford World's Classics series,
probably in 2019.
Robin has written a chapter on 'Becoming a Leader in Fifth-century Athens'
for the forthcoming Blackwell Companion to Leadership in the Ancient Mediterranean World, edited by Sarah
Ferrario and Norman Sandridge. Publication is expected in 2019.
Robin has been commissioned by the publishing company Head of Zeus to
write the text for a highly illustrated book on the ancient Olympic festival. This will be published in February
And then the next translation (after Diodorus) will be Books 36-40 of
Cassius Dio, with John Rich providing the expertise.