Department of Greek & Latin


Academic Staff

Greek lyric song, especially Pindar and Bacchylides; genre in ancient literature; narrative in Greek lyric; collective memory.

Classical reception in Russia; ancient and modern gender and sexuality; classical literature, especially poetry; Russian twentieth- and twenty-first-century culture and literature.

Ancient philosophy, virtue ethics, moral psychology

Greek language, dialect and literature; Mycenaean Greek; historical linguistics and sociolinguistics

Greek literature, ancient drama (especially tragedy), classical reception, the reception of ancient tragedy in Italy and the United States, translation studies, early modern literature and drama, neo-Latin studies

Documentary and literary papyrology; Egypt from Augustus to the Abbasids; later Greek poetry; early Christian literature

Greek historiography and ethnography; identity; the politics of representation.

Mythography; papyrology; mythological hexameters.

Sanskrit literature; Classical Reception Studies (especially the reception of Sanskrit, Greek and Latin literature); Comparative Classics; translations and pseudo-translations; World Philology and World Literature.

Greek literature and philosophy; reception; history of modern European thought; critical theory

Augustan poetry, especially Virgil; Virgilian exegesis; Dionysus in Latin poetry; intertextuality; the reception of Virgil in Ireland.

Antony Makrinos

Homer; scholarship in Byzantium (esp. reception of the Homeric text with emphasis on allegorical interpretation); modern receptions.

Roman drama; Roman epic; Cicero's speeches; reception studies, esp. Neo-Latin

Early imperial Roman literature, especially Neronian and Flavian, tragedy and epic; gender and genre in Latin poetry.

Early modern Latin and English poetry; lyric poetry in Latin, Greek and English; the reception of classical poetry in early modernity and in literary modernism.

Medieval manuscripts; medieval chronicles; the history of history writing; medieval libraries; the transmission of ancient history.

Lucas Siorvanes

Ancient philosophy.

Politics and political culture in early modern Britain, early modern media: manuscript and print, neo-Latin

Greek literature and culture; imperialism and colonialism; the Classical tradition; conceptions of Greek prose; cross-cultural interaction in antiquity.

Latin literature, especially Roman love poetry; ancient gender and sexuality; reception studies, especially Julius Caesar, Rome on film, classics and popular culture