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Dr Nigel Spivey

Dr Nigel Spivey

Senior Lecturer in Classics (Classical Art & Archaeology)

Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at Emmanuel College

Emmanuel College

Office Phone: 01223 335192 (Faculty), 743014 (College)

Research Interests

Etruscan art & archaeology, Greco-Roman art, the anthropology of art

Research Supervision

Recent topics include: Etruscan iconography, polychromy in Greek sculpture

Key Publications

The Micali Painter and his Followers (1987)

Understanding Greek Sculpture (1996)

Greek Art (1997)

Etruscan Art (1997)

Enduring Creation (2001)

How Art Made The World (2005) 

The Ancient Olympics (2nd ed. 2012)

Greek Sculpture (2013)

'We must do better...' Corrigenda to a review of Greek Sculpture (2014)

Upcoming events

Strike a Pose

Oct 27, 2016

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Plato, Charmides

Oct 27, 2016


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

Upcoming events

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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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