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Dr Paul Millett

Dr Paul Millett

Senior Lecturer in Classics (Ancient History)

Director of Studies in Classics at Downing College

Downing College
Cambridge
CB2 1DQ

Office Phone: 01223 334859

Areas of expertise

Ancient History (C):

Research Interests

The City of Athens, Classics in Punch Magazine

Research Supervision

Recent areas supervised include: Athenian Democracy, Greek Slavery, Classics and Modern American Politics, Attic Oratory

Key Publications

Theophrastus and his world. Cambridge Classical Journal Supplementary Volume 32

The trial of Socrates revisited', European History Review 12 (2005) 23-62
'Aristotle and Athenian slavery', Greece and Rome (2007)
'Sir Alfred Zimmern's Greek Commonwealth revisited' in C. Stray (ed.) Oxford Classics, Duckworth 2007

Upcoming events

Sometimes all that glitters is gold

Oct 10, 2016

Faculty of Classics, Room G.19

Mycenaean Seminar

Oct 12, 2016

Faculty of Classics, Room 1.11

Literature Seminar

Oct 12, 2016

Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04

Ancient History Seminar

Oct 17, 2016

Faculty of Classics, Room G.21

Archaeology Seminar

Oct 18, 2016

Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04

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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. To reserve your place please reply to pylos.lecture@classics.cam.ac.uk 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.

Vacancy - Research Associate (Archaeology)

Aug 30, 2016

Applications are sought for a Research Associate (Archaeology) from 01 November 2016. For more information and details on how to apply, please see the Jobs & Vacancies page.

Celebrating Cambridge Classics

Aug 19, 2016

Tim Whitmarsh, A. G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture, will deliver his Inaugural Lecture, “Oedipus the Atheist”, on Friday 14 October at 5pm in the Little Hall, Sidgwick Site. This begins a weekend of Classics celebrations including the Greek Play and a Symposium on Greek Drama at Newnham College.

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