Dr Andy Fear
Dr Andrew Fear is Lecturer in Classics at the University of Manchester.
He is primarily interested in Roman history, and has a particular passion for the history of the Western Empire in what is now Spain and Portugal. Andy is also deeply interested in the later Roman Empire in this region, the establishment of Christianity and the arrival of the Visigoths into Hispania. A little closer to home, Andy has authored books on the Roman archaeology of Cheshire and Staffordshire.
Andy’s publications include:
Fear, A. 2000. Status Symbol or Leisure Pursuit? Amphitheatres in the Roman World. Latomus 59: 82-87.
Fear, A. 1997. Lives of the Visigothic Fathers. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.
Fear, A. 1991. The Dancing Girls of Cadiz. Greece and Rome 38: 75-78.
We have travelled with Andy in the past- his knowledge is amazing, and he is such an enthusiastic, witty and entertaining guide. I would choose a trip specifically on the basis that he was going to be the guide. Shelagh Wilson Bayeux in Britain at the Reading Museum , May 2022