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Dr Patrick James

Dr Patrick James

Research Associate, Greek in Italy project

Faculty of Classics
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge
CB3 9DA

Office Phone: 01223 331957

Research Interests

Apart from Greek lexicography in theory and practice, Patrick's primary research interest is post-Classical and Koine Greek from historical and socio-linguistic perspectives (his doctoral research examined the syntax of participles and infinitives) and the linguistic evidence of papyri, ostraca, inscriptions, Atticist grammarians and writers, the New Testament, and Greek translations of the Hebrew Bible.

Key Publications

(ed. with Alex Mullen), Multilingualism in the Graeco-Roman Worlds. Cambridge: CUP, 2012.

'Lexicography, Greek' (2nd ed.), in Dee Clayman (ed), Oxford Bibliographies Online: Classics. New York: Oxford University Press, 29-11-2011. http://www.oxfordbibliographiesonline.com/

'Learners' Lexica: the Approach of the Cambridge Greek Lexicon', pp.177-194 in C. Stray (ed.), Classical Dictionaries.  London: Duckworth, 2010.

'Complementation and the verba declarandi in the Roman and Byzantine Documentary Papyri', pp. 140-155 in T. V. Evans and D. Obbink (eds), The Language of the Papyri, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.

 

A full list of Dr James' publications is available via Academia.edu <https://cambridge.academia.edu/PatrickJames>

Upcoming events

Aesop's Forest: Don't Do That!

Jul 31, 2017

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Aesop's Forest: the Scared Lion

Jul 31, 2017

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Meet the Romans

Aug 08, 2017

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Journey to the End of the World

Aug 15, 2017

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Aesop's Forest: Don't Do That!

Aug 17, 2017

Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Laurence Seminar: Monday 29 – Wednesday 31 May 2017

May 16, 2017

Details of this year’s Laurence seminar, Freedom of speech, censorship and the ancient world, are now available online.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

Apr 21, 2017

Information on the next round of Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships is now available online.

Greek Play 2016 Videos now on line

Feb 07, 2017

Highlights and a full length video of the Cambridge Greek Play 2016, a double bill of Antigone and Lysistrata, are now available to view on line.

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