Professor Geoff Horrocks is Professor of Comparative Philology and a Fellow of St John's College.
Post: St John's College, Cambridge CB2 1TP
Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Ave., Cambridge CB3 9DA
Tel: 01223 (3)35164 (Faculty) / (3)38696 (College)
Greek: A History of the Language and its Speakers (revised and expanded 2nd edition), Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
The Blackwell History of the Latin Language, Blackwell, 2007 - with James Clackson.
Generative Grammar, Longman/Pearson, 1987
Space and Time in Homer, Arno Press New York, 1983.
Plus: many articles on the morphology, syntax and semantics of ancient, medieval and modern Greek.
Current research interests:
The history and structure of the Greek and Latin languages (including medieval and modern as well as ancient Greek), linguistic theory, historical linguistics. He is currently co-director (with David Holton) of the Cambridge-based research project funded by the AHRC to produce the world's first grammar of the medieval Greek vernacular, to be published by CUP.
Recent graduate research topics supervised:
A wide range of topics in Greek historical syntax from ancient to modern Greek, including the expression of mood and modality in Homeric Greek, noun phrase structure in ancient and medieval Greek, the emergence of future periphrases in late antique and medieval Greek, the evolution of the syntax of complementation in late antique Greek with particular reference to the Roman and Byzantine papyri, and the development of the ancient Greek aspectual system with special reference to the role of the perfect.
Other Faculty positions:
Chairman of the Faculty of Classics (until December 2008), formerly Academic Secretary (1998-9).