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Dalia Pratali Maffei

Dalia Pratali Maffei

Department: Classics

Supervisor: Prof. James Clackson

College: Jesus

Thesis Title (preliminary): The Language of Hellenistic Inscribed Epigrams from Doric-speaking Areas. A Comparative Approach


Biography:

Dalia is a PhD student at the University of Cambridge. Her PhD research is on the language of literary and inscribed Hellenistic epigrams, with a focus on Doric areas. Her aim is to give a broader understanding on the relationship between inscribed and literary language in the Ancient world.

She obtained her BA and MA in Classics from Ca’ Foscari (Venice), with a BA thesis on Linguistic Taboo in Menander's Comedy and an MA thesis on the Inscribed Epigrams of Hellenistic Sicily. During her MA she spent one year at UCL as Erasmus student and she attended Ca' Foscari International College, with a Minor in Global Asian Studies. Her College Thesis investigates the Linguistic Landscape of London and Paris International Stations.

Other Academic Interests

Indo-European, ancient and modern sociolinguistics, multilingualism and language conservatism in late Antiquity, Greek epigraphy.

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