Glenn Richard Bugh

Glenn Richard Bugh

Associate Professor


426 Major Williams Hall    
220 Stanger St.
Blacksburg, VA 24061




Department Membership


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  • Ancient History
  • Byzantine History
  • Venetian History
  • Ancient Military History

Professional Activities

  • Chair, Department of History 2000-2004
  • American Philological Association
  • Board of Trustees, American Research Center in Sofia, 2004-2014
  • Classical Studies Coordinator, 2008-2009
  • Chair, Council of Member Institutions of the American Research Center in Sofia, 2012


  • Ph.D. University of Maryland
  • M.A. Iowa State University
  • B.S. Iowa State University

Research Interests

    Awards and Honors

    Executive of the Year 2002/03, New River Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals

    Certificate of Teaching Excellence, College of Arts and Sciences, 1981, 1983, 1995

    Wine Award Finalist, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, 2004

    Selected Publications


    • K. Andrews, Castles of the Morea, Princeton, 1953; revised edition, new introduction with bibliography (Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2007)
    • The Horsemen of Athens, Princeton University Press, 1988

    Edited Books

    Cambridge Companion to the Hellenistic World, editor and contributor, Cambridge University Press, 2006


    • “Mithridates the Great and the Freedom of the Greeks,” in Interconnectivity in the Mediterranean and Pontic World during the Hellenistic and Roman Periods, edd, V. Cojocaru, A. Coskun, M. Dana. Cluj-Napoca, Romania: Mega Publishing House, 2014, pp. 383-95.
    • “Democracy in the Hellenistic World,” in Belonging and Isolation in the Hellenistic World, eds. S.L. Ager and R.A. Faber. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2013, pp. 111-27
    • “Andrea Gritti and the Greek Stradiots of Venice in the Early 16th Century,” Thesaurismata 32 (2002) 81-96 [published in May 2004]
    • “Cavalry Inscriptions from the Athenian Agora,” Hesperia 67.1 (1998) 1-10

    Additional Information

    Current Research: “Military Developments in the Hellenistic World” and “Athens in the Fourth Century BC”