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Postgraduate Teaching Assistants 2016-17

The Department of Greek and Latin is now advertising for Postgraduate Teaching Assistants 2016-17: deadline 12 July 2016. 
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MA Studentships extended for 2016/17 applications

The deadline for MA studentships for 2016/17 entry has been extended until Friday 15 July 2016.
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From Song to Book conference

Wednesday 29 June - Friday 1 July 2016
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Guardian League Table 2017

See the Classics rankings here
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UCL Humanities Ranked 5th in World

In the The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-16
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Theophrastus Project

The Department of Greek and Latin is sad to announce the death of Bob Sharples on 11 August 2010 after a period of declining health.

For enquiries about the Theophrastus Project, please visit the webpage at Simon Fraser University here>>

These pages are maintained by the Department of Greek and Latin, UCL, as part of R. W. Sharples' and the Department's contribution to Project Theophrastus, an international collaborative undertaking initiated by Professor William W. Fortenbaugh of the Department of Classics at Rutgers University, New Jersey, in 1979.



The first stage of the Project was devoted to a collection - Greek/Latin/Arabic texts, translation, and commentaries - of the fragments and testimonia relating to the life and lost works of Theophrastus (c.371-287 BC), colleague of Aristotle and his successor as head of the school he founded, the Lyceum.

The text and translation volume was published by E.J. Brill, Leiden, The Netherlands, in 1992. The first volume of commentary on the fragments and testimonia, on biology, appeared in 1995; the series of commentaries is still in progress. In addition, the Project is developing two further areas,


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