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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

Philological Society

Apr 24, 2014

Old Combination Room, Trinity College

Ancient Philosophy Seminar

Apr 24, 2014

1.11

The B Club

Apr 28, 2014

1.04

Ancient Philosophy Seminar

May 01, 2014

1.11

Upcoming events

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New light on Ancient Ostia

Apr 17, 2014

A team, led by Professor Martin Millett (Cambridge) and Professor Simon Keay (Southampton), has discovered a new section of the boundary wall of the ancient Roman port of Ostia, proving the city was much larger than previously estimated.

Richard Hunter elected Foreign Fellow of Academy of Athens

Apr 14, 2014

Regius Professor of Greek Richard Hunter has been elected a Foreign Fellow of the Academy of Athens

Christ's College Outreach Group Visits Museum of Classical Archaeology

Apr 10, 2014

Students from schools in Hertfordshire visited the Museum of Classical Archaeology as part of two-day residential at Christ's College Cambridge last week.

Society and Writing in Ancient Cyprus

Mar 24, 2014

Evans-Pritchard Lectures 2014 - Society and Writing in Ancient Cyprus

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