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Professor Simon Goldhill

Professor Simon Goldhill

Professor of Greek Literature and Culture

Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at King's College

Director of CRASSH

King's College
Cambridge
CB2 1ST

Office Phone: 01223 331257 / 335169

Research Interests

Greek Tragedy; Greek Culture; Literary Theory; Later Greek Literature; Reception.

Research Supervision

Recent topics supervised include: Deception in Greek Culture; Athens in Paris; Homer's People; Dissent in Greek Literature; 2nd Sophistic Greek; Epiphany in Homer; Tragedy and Suicide; Classics in the 19th Century.

Key Publications

Language Sexuality Narrative: the Oresteia
Reading Greek Tragedy
The Poet's Voice
Foucault's Virginity
Being Greek Under Rome
(ed)
Who Needs Greek?
The Invention of Prose
Art and Text in Greek Culture
(co-ed)
Rethinking Revolutions
(co-ed)
Performance Culture in Ancient Athens
(co ed)
The Temple of Jerusalem
Love Sex and Tragedy
How to Stage Greek Tragedy Today
Jerusalem: City of Longing
The End of Dialogue in Antiquity?
(ed)
Sophocles and the Language of Tragedy
Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity

Upcoming events

The 13th Labour of Herakles

Jul 28, 2015

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Playing Pirates

Jul 30, 2015

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Haka Workshop for Children

Aug 03, 2015

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Haka Workshop for Children

Aug 03, 2015

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Potty about Herakles

Aug 04, 2015

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Upcoming events

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Vacancy - Classical Faculty Library Assistant (Part-time)

Jun 24, 2015

Applications are welcome for a part-time Library Assistant in the Classical Faculty Library. Please see the Jobs and Vacancies page for further details.

Vacancy - Temporary Lectureship in Classics (Latin Literature)

Jun 24, 2015

Applications are welcome for a Temporary Lectureship in Classics (Latin Literature) from September 2015. Please see the Jobs and Vacancies page for further details.

Infancy, Childhood and Play in Ancient Greek Philosophy

Apr 29, 2015

The Gray Lectures 2015

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