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Robin Waterfield (Robin A.H. Waterfield) is a writer and translator currently residing in Greece.

BiographyEdit

Early LifeEdit

He was born in 1952, and studied Classics at Manchester University in 1974, where he achieved a 1:1.

CareerEdit

After this, he went on to research ancient Greek philosophy at King's College, Cambridge until 1978, after which he became a lecturer at Newcastle University and University of St Andrews. He has also worked as a copy-editor and commissioning editor for Penguin Books. He is now a self-employed writer and consultant editor, and his publications range from academic articles to children's fiction.

BibliographyEdit

Fighting FantasyEdit

Writer

Fighting Fantasy GamebooksEdit

Outside of Fighting FantasyEdit

Writer

Other GamebooksEdit

  • The Money Spider (Penguin Books (Penguin Plus), 1988 (Polish ed., eMPi2, 1996)) (with Wilfred Davies)
  • The Water Spider (Penguin Books (Penguin Plus), 1988) (with Wilfred Davies)

General Non-FictionEdit

  • Prophet: The Life and Times of Kahlil Gibran (Allen Lane, 1998 (Penguin, 1999; U.S. ed., St Martin's Press, 1998; TSP Book Club; Italian ed., Guanda, 2000; Spanish ed., Editorial Complutense, 2000; French ed., Editions Fides-Bellarmin, 2000))
  • Hidden Depths: The Story of Hypnosis (Macmillan, 2002 (Spanish ed., Debate, 2002))
  • The Rise and Fall of Athens (Macmillan, 2003)
  • Xenophon's Retreat: Greece, Persia, and the End of the Golden Age (Faber and Faber/Harvard University Press, 2006)

Academic TitlesEdit

  • J. Adam, The Nuptial Number of Plato (editor, Thorsons Publishers, 1985)
  • Before Eureka: The Presocratics and Their Science (The Bristol Press, 1989 (U.S. ed., St Martin's Press, 1989))
  • Plato: Gorgias, Analysis and Commentary, Project Archelogos ([e-publication], 2001)

TranslationsEdit

  • Plato: Philebus (translation, introduction, notes, Penguin Books (Penguin Classics), 1982)
  • Plato: Theaetetus (translation, introduction, notes, Penguin Books (Penguin Classics), 1987)
  • Plato: Hippias Major, Hippias Minor, Euthydemus (translations, introductions, notes) in Plato: Early Socratic Dialogues (ed. T.J. Saunders, Penguin Books (Penguin Classics), 1987)
  • Ps.-Iamblichus: The Theology of Arithmetic (translation, introduction, notes; foreword by K. Critchlow, Phanes Press, 1988)
  • Anatolius: On the Decad (Kairos Newsletter 1988, pp. 20-37 (translation, notes); reprinted with minor corrections in Alexandria 3 (1995), pp. 180-94)
  • Xenophon: Conversations of Socrates (translations of Apology, Memorabilia, Symposium and Oeconomicus, with introductions and notes; partly a revision of earlier versions by H. Tredennick, Penguin Books (Penguin Classics), 1990)
  • Plutarch: Essays (translations; introductions and notes by I.G. Kidd, Penguin Books (Penguin Classics), 1992
  • Epicurus: Letter on Happiness (translation and biography; introduction by J. McDade, S.J., Rider Books, 1993 (U.S. ed. Chronicle Books, 1996))
  • Plato: Republic (translation, introduction, notes, Oxford University Press, 1993 (World's Classics, 1994; Book of the Month Club, February 1994))
  • Plato: Symposium (translation, introduction, notes, Oxford University Press (World's Classics), 1994)
  • Plato: Gorgias (translation, introduction, notes, Oxford University Press (World's Classics), 1994)
  • Plato: Statesman (translation; introduction and notes by J. Annas, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought), 1995)
  • Aristotle: Physics (translation; introduction and notes by D. Bostock, Oxford University Press (World's Classics), 1996)
  • Xenophon: Hiero the Tyrant and Other Treatises (translations of Agesilaus, Hiero, Ways and Means, On Horsemanship, On Hunting and Hipparchicus; introductions and notes by P. Cartledge, Penguin Books (Penguin Classics), 1997)
  • Herodotus: The Histories (translation; introduction and notes by C. Dewald, Oxford University Press (Oxford World's Classics), 1998 (History Book Club, Book of the Month Club, Reader's Subscription, BCA))
  • Plutarch: Greek Lives (translations; introductions and notes by P. Stadter, Oxford University Press (Oxford World's Classics), 1998)
  • Plutarch: Roman Lives (translations; introductions and notes by P. Stadter, Oxford University Press (Oxford World's Classics), 1999)
  • The First Philosophers: The Presocratics and the Sophists (translations, introductions, notes, Oxford University Press (Oxford World's Classics), 2000)
  • Euripides: Orestes and Other Plays (Ion, Orestes, Phoenician Women, Suppliant Women; translations; introduction by E. Hall; notes by J. Morwood, Oxford University Press (Oxford World's Classics), 2001)
  • Euripides: Heracles and Other Plays (Alcestis, Heracles, Heraclidae, Cyclops; translations; introduction by E. Hall; notes by J. Morwood, Oxford University Press (Oxford World's Classics), 2002)
  • Plato: Phaedrus (translation, introduction, notes, Oxford University Press (Oxford World's Classics), 2002)
  • Xenophon: The Expedition of Cyrus (translation; introduction and notes by T. Rood, Oxford University Press (Oxford World's Classics), 2005)

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