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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

Archaeology Seminar

Feb 21, 2017

Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04

Mycenaean Seminar

Feb 22, 2017

Literature Seminar

Feb 22, 2017

Faculty of Classics, Room 1.04

Ancient Philosophy Seminar

Feb 23, 2017

1.11

The B Club

Feb 27, 2017

1.11

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Greek Play 2016 Videos now on line

Feb 07, 2017

Highlights and a full length video of the Cambridge Greek Play 2016, a double bill of Antigone and Lysistrata, are now available to view on line.

Understanding Relations Between Scripts II: Early Alphabets

Jan 05, 2017

21-22 March 2017. This conference, the second in the Understanding Relations Between Scripts series, focuses on the development of alphabetic writing systems in the later second and earlier first millennia BC.

'The Impact of the Ancient City': PhD Studentship

Dec 02, 2016

Applications are invited for a 3-year fully-funded PhD studentship in the context of the ERC Advanced Grant project, 'The Impact of the Ancient City', supervised by Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill.

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 in Room LG.17, Faculty of Law, Sidgwick Site. To reserve your place please reply to pylos.lecture@classics.cam.ac.uk by Monday 3 October.

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