Dr Sian Lewis

Dr Sian Lewis

Senior Lecturer

Researcher profile

Phone
+44 (0)1334 46 2605
Email
sl50@st-andrews.ac.uk
Office
S15
Location
Swallowgate

 

Research areas

My current research project is a study of animals (including humans) in the ancient Mediterranean, drawing on ecology and biology to reconstruct the animal world of antiquity. A sourcebook, The Culture of Animals in Antiquity, jointly edited with lloyd Llewellyn-Jones, will be published in August 2017.

Selected publications

  • Classical tyrants and the assembly

    Lewis, S., 18 Jan 2021, In: Dialogues d'Histoire Ancienne. 21, S21, p. 57-77 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  • Tyrants, letters and legitimacy

    Lewis, S., 24 Aug 2018, Letters and Communities: Socio-Political Aspects of Ancient Epistolography.. Gildenhard, I., Ceccarelli, P., Doering, L. & Fogen, T. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • A lifetime together? Temporal perspectives on animal-human interactions in antiquity

    Lewis, S., Aug 2017, Interactions between Animals and Humans in Graeco-Roman Antiquity. Foegen, T. & Thomas, E. (eds.). Berlin: de Gruyter, p. 19-38 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Open access

    Carbon uptake by mature Amazon forests has mitigated Amazon nations' carbon emissions

    the RAINFOR collaboration, 1 Feb 2017, In: Carbon Balance and Management. 12, 1, 1.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  • The culture of animals in antiquity: a sourcebook with commentaries

    Lewis, S. & Llewellyn-Jones, L., 19 Dec 2017, Abingdon: Routledge. 768 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Open access

    Amazon forest response to repeated droughts

    Feldpausch, T. R., Phillips, O. L., Brienen, R. J. W., Gloor, E., Lloyd, J., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Monteagudo-Mendoza, A., Malhi, Y., Alarcón, A., Álvarez Dávila, E., Alvarez-Loayza, P., Andrade, A., Aragao, L. E. O. C., Arroyo, L., Aymard C., G. A., Baker, T. R., Baraloto, C., Barroso, J., Bonal, D., Castro, W., Chama, V., Chave, J., Domingues, T. F., Fauset, S., Groot, N., Honorio Coronado, E., Laurance, S., Laurance, W. F., Lewis, S. L., Licona, J. C., Marimon, B. S., Marimon-Junior, B. H., Mendoza Bautista, C., Neill, D. A., Oliveira, E. A., Oliveira dos Santos, C., Pallqui Camacho, N. C., Pardo-Molina, G., Prieto, A., Quesada, C. A., Ramírez, F., Ramírez-Angulo, H., Réjou-Méchain, M., Rudas, A., Saiz, G., Salomão, R. P., Silva-Espejo, J. E., Silveira, M., ter Steege, H. & Stropp, J., 1 Jul 2016, In: Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 30, 7, p. 964-982 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  • Tyranny: new contexts

    Lewis, S., Jun 2016, (Accepted/In press) Besancon: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Entries on 'Tyranny' and 'Tyrannicide'

    Lewis, S., 2010, SAGE Encyclopaedia of Ancient Political Thought. Bevir, M. (ed.). Sage

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Long-term decline of the Amazon carbon sink

    Brienen, R. J. W., Phillips, O. L., Feldpausch, T. R., Gloor, E., Baker, T. R., Lloyd, J., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Monteagudo-Mendoza, A., Malhi, Y., Lewis, S. L., Vásquez Martinez, R., Alexiades, M., Álvarez Dávila, E., Alvarez-Loayza, P., Andrade, A., Aragaõ, L. E. O. C., Araujo-Murakami, A., Arets, E. J. M. M., Arroyo, L., Aymard C., G. A., Bánki, O. S., Baraloto, C., Barroso, J., Bonal, D., Boot, R. G. A., Camargo, J. L. C., Castilho, C. V., Chama, V., Chao, K. J., Chave, J., Comiskey, J. A., Cornejo Valverde, F., Da Costa, L., De Oliveira, E. A., Di Fiore, A., Erwin, T. L., Fauset, S., Forsthofer, M., Galbraith, D. R., Grahame, E. S., Groot, N., Hérault, B., Higuchi, N., Honorio Coronado, E. N., Keeling, H., Killeen, T. J., Laurance, W. F., Laurance, S., Licona, J. & Magnussen, W. E., 19 Mar 2015, In: Nature. 519, 7543, p. 344-348 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  • Entries on 'Periander of Corinth', 'Polycrates of Samos', 'Peisistratus', 'Thrasyboulos of Miletus', 'Greek Tyrants' and 'Tyranny'

    Lewis, S., Feb 2012, The Encyclopaedia of Ancient History. Bagnall, R. (ed.). Wiley-Blackwell

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

 

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