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
Lucas SiorvanesAncient Greek philosophy
Mark WeedenHittite, Luwian, Akkadian; Ancient Near Eastern Studies
  • Honorary Research Fellows
Nicolo BenziGreek philosophy and literature; the reception of early Greek philosophy in Athenian tragedy; Plato's relation to the Epic and Lyric tradition.
Marco Benoît Carbone

Reception and historiography; deconstructing the Greco-Roman in Western history and thought; gender and ethnicity; qualitative social research and ethnographic approaches to the contemporary relevance of antiquity.

Joyce Datiles

Tracing ancient into modern heroism in history and cinema; conducts classical reception case studies on the anthropology of concepts and aesthetics of military/warfare heroism from antiquity.  

Susan Fogarty 
Clare Foster 
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
Aikaterini Gotsi 
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
Ioannis Lambrou

Early Greek epic poetry (Homer, Hesiod, Epic Cycle, pre-Classical ‘historical’ epic poems); comparative study of agonistic poetics of oral performance; Trojan War images in visual art; Trojan myth and its reception in Lyric Poetry and Drama; fragmentary poetry.

Adam Lecznar

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

Monica Tobon 
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.
Vasiliki ZaliClassical Greek Historiography (especially Herodotus), in narrative techniques and in particular the use of speech in Classical Greek Historiography, and in Greek and barbarian identities