Trevor R. Bryce

Trevor Robert Bryce (/brs/; born 1940) is an Australian Hittitologist specializing in ancient and classical Near-eastern history. He is semi-retired and lives in Brisbane.

Trevor R. Bryce
Trevor Robert Bryce

EducationBachelor of Arts in Latin Language and Literature (1962)
Master of Arts in Latin Language and Literature (1969)
Doctor of Philosophy (1976)
Alma materUniversity of Queensland (UQ)
OccupationHistorian, author, lecturer, and professor
Known forHittitology and Near Eastern history
AwardsCentenary Medal, 2001
Doctor of Letters (D. Litt.), UQ, 2010

His book, The Kingdom of the Hittites, is popular among English-speaking readers since the study of the Hittites has been dominated by German-language scholarship.[1] A new improved and updated edition of this popular book, featuring 90 additional pages, was published in 2005 by Professor Bryce.[2] Bryce is a professor in the School of History, Philosophy, Religion, and Classics at The University of Queensland.


He has two children and five grandchildren.

Awards and professional elections

Selected publications

See also

  • Horizon - Bryce's work was also highlighted in the March 2004 episode "The Truth of Troy".



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