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Prof Frank Trombley 

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Position:Professor in Byzantine History and Head of Department

Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 74240

Research Interests

  • Warfare, state, society and religion in the Late Roman, Byzantine and Islamic Near East.
  • Arabic, early Christian and Byzantine epigraphy and papyrology.
  • Expansion of Christianity and Islam in the Mediterranean and its hinterlands.
  • South Slavic archaeology and toponymy.


  • RT1203 Elementary Arabic I
  • RT1204 Elementary Arabic II
  • RT1310 Arabic Texts I
  • RT1311 Arabic Texts II
  • RT6312 War & Ethics in Historical Perspective