Miriam Tamara Griffin (née Dressler; 6 June 1935 – 16 May 2018) was an American classical scholar and tutor of ancient history at Somerville College at the University of Oxford from 1967 to 2002. She was a scholar of Roman history and ancient thought, and wrote books on the Emperor Nero and his tutor, Seneca, encouraging an appreciation of the philosophical writings of the ancient Romans within their historical context.
Books in order of publication:
Seneca: a philosopher in politics. Clarendon Press, 1976.
Nero: the end of a dynasty. Batsford, 1984.
Seneca on society. Oxford University Press, 2013