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Faculty of Classics


Name Office phone Email address Job titles
Lyn Bailey 01223 335154 Librarian
Dr Timothy Barnes Lecturer in Classics, Director of Studies in Classics at Peterhouse
Mr Franco Basso Senior Language Teaching Officer in the Faculty of Classics, Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics, Trinity Hall
Albert Bates Supervisor: Professor Caroline Vout, College: Christ's College, Thesis Title: The Mythology of Ecphrasis in Rome and Roman Greece (50 BC - 500 AD)
Professor Mary Beard 01223 335162 (Faculty) / 335712 (College) Professor of Classics
Dr Konogan Beaufay Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Classical Archaeology
Professor Gábor Betegh 01223 767500 Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy
Zuri Biringer
Marco Bonaventura Supervisor: Professor Philip Hardie, College: Trinity, Thesis Title: Reading Dares Phrygius and Dictys Cretensis as Early Imperial Greek Texts and Late Antique Latin Translations
Dr Philip Boyes Research Associate, ERC ‘Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems’ Project
Tony Brinkman 01223 767501 Custodian
Dr Tatiana Bur Moses and Mary Finley Research Fellow, Darwin College
Sarah Burton Senior Library Assistant, Wellbeing Advocate and Peer Supporter
Dr David Butterfield 01223 335546 Senior Lecturer in Classics (Ancient Literature), Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics, Queens' College

Latest news

Corbett Lecture 2021, “Sympathy and the Problem of Nature”

6 October 2021

Professor Brooke Holmes, Princeton University, will deliver this year’s Corbett Lecture in G19 on Thursday October 21 at 5.00 p.m.

Collaboration between the Faculty of Classics and the University of Ghana

20 October 2021

We are proud to announce that the Faculty of Classics has established a collaborative link with the University of Ghana, generously funded by the Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research fund. Developing new connections with Ghana promises to open up new possibilities for research and teaching, which will be beneficial for both...


19 October 2021

The podcast for Aldborough Roman Town , written and presented by Dr Rose Ferraby, is now available. See the project page for more information .

Onassis Foundation endowing a fellowship for the creation of a new post in Classics

12 October 2021

A new University post linked to Newnham will continue a College tradition of teaching, research, and taking Classics out into the wider world that goes back more than a century to Jane Harrison. Newnham College, Cambridge is launching the Onassis Classics Fellowship in order to secure a permanent position for the teaching...