Julian Bennett

Having received his Ph.D. in Archaeology from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1991, Julian Bennett started teaching at Bilkent since 1995. His areas of expertise are Roman provincial and military archaeology, and the archaeology and architecture of Late Roman and Byzantine Anatolia. He is the author of numerous monographs and articles on various aspects of Roman and Medieval Britain and the Roman army, and his latest book, Trajan, Optimus Princeps (Routledge/Indiana University Press 1997), has recently appeared in a second revised edition (2001) and also in Romanian and Polish language editions. His fieldwork experience extends from rural and urban salvage excavations in Britain and Germany to current research projects and excavations in Romania and Turkey. He was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 2002, and made Associate Professor in 2016.

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Research Interests

Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Archaeology



Office Location

H Building 130A


+90 312 290 2447

Full Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Bilkent University Main Campus
FHL Building Room H-149
06800 Bilkent -- Ankara, TURKEY
PHONE: +90-312-290-1934
FAX: +90-312-290-1075
EMAIL: tezgorbilkent.edu.tr