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SATO Noboru, Ph.D. (Professor) [Webpage] [KUID]

Personal Background

SATO Noboru obtained his B.A. (1997), M.A. (1999) and Ph.D. (2006) in Literature from Tokyo University. He was a research fellow at King’s College London from 2007 to 2008. From 2009 to 2012, he worked at Tokyo University as Assistant Professor and came to Kobe University in 2012.

Fields of Specialization

His main areas of interest are the Classical Athenian social and political history, law and rhetoric in Democratic Athens, international communication in Classical and Hellenistic Greece, and historiography in archaic, classical and Hellenistic Greece.

Selected Publications

  • Bribery in Democratic Athens, Yamakawa Publisher: Tokyo, 2008 [in Japanese]
  • ‘'Aristocracy' and Athenian Diplomacy’, in Nick Fisher and Hans van Wees (eds.) Aristocracy in Antiquity: Redefining Greek and Roman Elites, Swansea, 2015. [in English]
  • ‘Out-of-Court Settlement and Public Opinion in Democratic Athens’, KODAI: Journal of Ancient History 16 (2015) 43-56. [in English]