Dr Shaun Tougher
Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 76228
Fax:+44 (0)29 208 74929
Location:John Percival Building, 5.02
- History of the later Roman and Byzantine empires
- Byzantium’s Macedonian dynasty
- Eunuchs in the Byzantine empire
- The history of eunuchs in general
- The Emperor Julian the Apostate
- The dynasty of Constantine the Great
- The family in Byzantium
Shaun Tougher (ed. with N. Baker-Brian) (2012) Emperor and Author: The Writings of Julian the Apostate. Classical Press of Wales.
Shaun Tougher (2008) The Eunuch in Byzantine History and Society. Routledge.
Shaun Tougher (2007) Julian the Apostate. Edinburgh University Press.
Shaun Tougher (ed.) (2002) Eunuchs in Antiquity and Beyond. Classical Press of Wales.
Shaun Tougher (1997) The Reign of Leo VI (886–912): Politics and People. Brill.
Emperor and Author: the Writings of Julian the Apostate
The Byzantine Family: the Case of the Macedonian Dynasty
Eunuchs of the Roman Empire
In the Shadows of Constantine and Julian: The Roman Empire AD 337–361
- Julian the Apostate - 10 credits (HS3307)
- The End of Antiquity- 10 credits (HS3308)
- Gender and Sexuality - 20 credits (HS3362)
- Understanding Texts - 10 credits (HST011)
- Special Topic: Aspects of Late Antiquity and Byzantium - 20 credits (HST941/HST942)
- Researching and Writing Late Antiquity and Byzantium - 10 credits (HST944)
- Special Topic: The Golden Age of Byzantium - 20 credits (HST945)
- Themes in Late Antique and Byzantine Studies - 20 credits (HST946)
I am currently supervising a PhD on baths and bathing in Late Antiquity. I would welcome supervising PhDs on topics in late Roman and Byzantine social and political history; I have particular expertise in Julian the Apostate, Byzantium's Macedonian dynasty, and eunuchs.