Department of Greek & Latin


Honorary Positions

  • Professors emeriti and Senior Research Fellows (honorary)
Chris Carey Greek literature, especially archaic Greek poetry, oratory, drama 
Alan GriffithsGreek poetry and mythology; Herodotos
Simon HornblowerGreek historiography; Herodotus and Thucydides
Herwig MaehlerLiterary and documentary papyri; Ptolemaic Egypt; Homer; Greek lyric
Gerard O'DalyLate Latin literature; ancient and early Christian philosophy
Simon PulleynGreek literature and culture; Greek religion and Homeric epic; historical linguistics.
Lucas SiorvanesAncient Greek philosophy
Mark WeedenHittite, Luwian, Akkadian; Ancient Near Eastern Studies
  • Honorary Research Fellows
Nicolò BenziGreek philosophy and literature; the reception of early Greek philosophy in Athenian tragedy; Plato's relation to the Epic and Lyric tradition.
James CrossHippocrates and early Greek medical texts; connections between ancient medicine and literature.
Steven GreenRoman literature and culture in 1st centuries BC and AD, with particular attention to the Augustan and Neronian periods
Brenda Griffith-WilliamsAthenian law and rhetoric, especially inheritance cases
Luke HoughtonLatin poetry and its reception in later art and literature, particularly during the late medieval and early Renaissance periods.
Dimitra KokkiniGreek Drama, Gender studies, Masculinities, Cultural History
Adam Lecznar

Classical reception in the 19th and 20th centuries, Greek literature, Friedrich Nietzsche, postcolonial literature, philosophy and drama.

Monica TobonEvagrius of Pontus; philosophy and history of Christian spirituality.
Naoko Yamagata Homer, including reception of Homer in antiquity, especially in Plato and Virgil, comparison of Homeric and Mycenaean Greek (Linear B) and comparison of Homer and the Tale of the Heike, a Medieval Japanese epic.