skip to primary navigationskip to content
 

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

Literature and Philosophy Seminar

May 27, 2015

Room 1.04, Classics Faculty

The Labours of Herakles: children's activity

May 28, 2015

Museum of Classical Archaeology

Herakles the New Zealand Pioneer: an ancient Greek hero reflects on colonialism

May 28, 2015

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminar

May 29, 2015

Room 1.11, Classics Faculty

Literature and Philosophy Seminar

Jun 03, 2015

Room 1.04, Classics Faculty

Upcoming events

RSS Feed Latest news

Infancy, Childhood and Play in Ancient Greek Philosophy

Apr 29, 2015

The Gray Lectures 2015

Beneath the surface of Roman Republican cities

Apr 01, 2015

Following the award of a 30-month AHRC Research Grant, Martin Millett (PI) and Alessandro Launaro (Co-PI) launch today their integrated project exploring the early phases of Roman urbanism

Lucia Prauscello - Humboldt Fellowship

Mar 12, 2015

Lucia Prauscello - Humboldt Fellowship

View all news