Pierre Vidal Naquet

Pierre Vidal-Naquet was Director of Graduate Studies at the Ecole des hautes Etudes en Sciences sociales in Paris until his death in 2006. He was one of the most famous French Classical scholars in the post-war period. His earlier books in the field of Classics that have been translated into English include: Myth and Tragedy in Ancient Greece; The Black Hunter: Thought and Society in the Greek World; Economic and Social History of Ancient Greece.