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Dr Torsten Meissner

Dr Torsten Meissner

Senior Lecturer in Classics (Philology & Linguistics)

Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at Pembroke College

Pembroke College
Cambridge
CB1 1RF

Office Phone: 01223 766307

Key Publications

Book:

S-Stem Nouns and Adjectives in Greek and Proto-Indo-European: A Diachronic Study in Word Formation (Oxford University Press: 2006)

Other recent publications include:

'Notes on Mycenean spelling' in The Cambridge Classical Journal/Proceedings of the Cambridge  Philological Society, Volume 53, December 2007
'Two Mycenean problems' in J.H.W. Penny (ed) Indo-European Perspectives: Studies in Honour of Anna Morpurgo Davies (Oxford: OUP, 2004)
'Nominal composition in Mycenean Greek' (with Dr Tribulato) in Transactions of the Philological Society, Volume 100, Number 3, December 2002

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

Plato, Charmides

Oct 13, 2016

1.11

Ancient History Seminar

Oct 17, 2016

Faculty of Classics, Room G.21

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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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