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Queen's University

Daryn Lehoux

Department of Classics
Queen’s University
K7L 3N6
Curriculum vitæ
email: lehoux [at]


  • Ancient sciences, especially astronomy and astrology
  • Epistemology
  • Observation
  • Astrometeorology

 Selected Publications


  • What Did the Romans Know? (Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 2012)
    Reviews:   “superbly clear and accessible ... [an] important, brilliant, and truly admirable book”Science; “elegant ... a significant contribution to the philosophy of science" Times Literary Supplement; Times Higher Education; unprecedented and fascinating ... richly repays study; British Journal for the History of Science;  thought-provoking a virtuoso book”  History Today; epistemologically sophisticated .. an exciting opportunity for a new beginning Expositions roundtable; “comprehensive and thoughtful ... fresh ... thought-provoking”  Expositions
  • Astronomy, Weather, and Calendars in the Ancient World: Parapegmata and Related Texts in Classical and Near-Eastern Societies (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2007)
    Reviews:  ( 1)  Classical Review, 58.2 (by Katherina Volk)  ( 2)  Nuncius ,23.I (by Fabio Acerbi) ( 3)  Aestimatio , 5 (by Stefan Pedersen)   ( 4)   Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2008.12.28 (by Tzvi Langermann)   ( 5)   Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage,12.1 (by Jefferson Sauter) ( 6)   Journal for the History of Astronomy, 41.1 (by Nathan Sidoli)    (7)  Scripta Classica Israelica, 27 (by Sacha Stern)   (8)  Journal of Hellenic Studies, 129 (by Robert Hannah)    (9)  Gnomon, 82.1 (by Alfred Schmid)   (10)   Isis,100.4 (by Clemency Montelle)   (11)  British Journal for the History of Science,43.2 (Eleanor Robson)   (12)  Metscience ,19.1 (by James Evans)


          Ancient Science

          Delphic Oracle



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    Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6.
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