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Robin Lane Fox
  • Robin Lane Fox

  • Born: The United Kingdom.

  • Description: Robin Lane Fox (born 1946) is an English historian, currently a Fellow of New College, Oxford and University of Oxford Reader in Ancient History.

    Lane Fox was educated at Eton and Magdalen College, Oxford.

    Since 1977, he has been a tutor in Greek and Roman history, and since 1990 University Reader in Ancient History. He has also taught Greek and Latin literature and early Islamic history, a subject in which he held an Oxford Research Fellowship, and is also New College's Tutor for Oriental Studies.[1] He is a lecturer in Ancient History at Exeter College, Oxford.

    He was historical adviser to the film director Oliver Stone for the epic Alexander. His appearance as an extra, in addition to his work as a historical consultant, was publicized at the time of the film's release.

    Lane Fox is also a gardening correspondent for the Financial Times.

    He is the father of the internet entrepreneur Martha Lane Fox, the founder of

    They are not related to, and should not be confused with Robin Fox, anthropologist, and his daughter Kate Fox, social anthropologist.