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Dr Hannah Willey

Dr Hannah Willey

Lecturer in Classics (Ancient History)

Fellow & Director of Studies in Prelim and 1A Classics at Murray Edwards

Faculty of Classics
Sidgwick Avenue

Research Interests

Greek religion and society; Greek law; non-citizens in the ancient world; religious pollution; cult foundation; inscriptions; historiography

Key Publications

‘Social-status, Legislation and Pollution in Plato’s Euthyphro’ in Pirenne-Delforge, V. & Carbon, J.-M. (edd.) Kernos Supplement (forthcoming in 2016).

‘Prose and Religion’ in Eidinow, E. & Kindt, J. (edd.) Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Religion (forthcoming with Oxford University Press).

‘Gods and Men in Ancient Greek Conceptions of Lawgiving’ in Eidinow, E., Kindt, J. & Osborne, R. (edd.) Theologies of Greek Religion (forthcoming with Cambridge University Press).

‘Sophocles’ Antigone, and not knowing what to do’ in Omnibus 68 (2014), 5-7.



Jameson, M. Cults and Rites in Ancient Greece: Essays on Religion and Society.  Edited by Stallsmith, A., with an introduction by Cartledge, C. (Cambridge, 2014) forthcoming in Journal of Hellenic Studies (Spring, 2016).

Cusumano, N., Gasparini, V., Mastrocinque, A. & Rüpke, J. (edd.) Memory and Religious Experience in the Greco-Roman World (Stuttgart, 2013) in Classical Review (2015).

Sommerstein, A. & Bayliss, A. (edd.) Oath and State in Ancient Greece. With contributions by Kozak, L. and Torrance, I. (De Gruyter, 2013) in Classical Review 64.1 (2014), 202-4.

Papazarkadas, N. Sacred and Public Land in Ancient Athens (Oxford, 2011) in Journal of Classics Teaching 25 (2012), 38-9.

Upcoming events

The B Club

Oct 31, 2016

Faculty of Classics, Room 1.11

Ancient History Seminar

Oct 31, 2016

Faculty of Classics, Room G.21

Archaeology Seminar

Nov 01, 2016

Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04

Classical Reception Seminar

Nov 01, 2016

Faculty of Classics, Room G.21

Mycenaean Seminar

Nov 02, 2016

Faculty of Classics, Room 1.11

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Vacancy - Research Associate, ‘Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems’ Project (CREWS)

Oct 20, 2016

Applications are sought for a Research Associate who will be a member of the ‘Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems’ (CREWS) project, led by the Principal Investigator Dr Philippa Steele.

How to write a Greek Dictionary

Oct 06, 2016

Watch the film about the Faculty's Greek Lexicon Project, working towards a a new dictionary of Ancient Greek.

New Discovery

Sep 20, 2016

Professor Jack Davis and Dr Sharon Stocker (Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati), ‘Sometimes All That Glitters Is Gold: The Tomb of the Griffin Warrior at Pylos’, 5 pm on Monday 10 October in Room LG.17, Faculty of Law, Sidgwick Site. To reserve your place please reply to by Monday 3 October.

Temporary University Lectureships in Classics (Ancient History)

Aug 31, 2016

Applications are welcome for two temporary lectureships in Classics (Ancient History) from 01 January 2017. Please see the Jobs & Vacancies page for further information.

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