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Dr Aaron J. Kachuck

Dr Aaron J. Kachuck

Junior Research Fellow

Latin and Neo-Latin Literature

Trinity College

Trinity College
Cambridge
CB2 1TQ

Research Interests

Latin literature; Persius’ Satires; Early Modern Classical Reception

I have just completed my first book, The Solitude of Latin Literature in the Age of Virgil, with close readings of Cicero, Virgil, Horace, Propertius, and Ovid. I am currently involved principally in two large-scale projects: a commentary on Persius’ Satires, and a monograph on Dreaming in Latin from Ennius to Kepler.

Research Supervision

I supervise for multiple A-Caucus papers, and am currently taking on dissertation students in Latin literature and Classical Reception.

Key Publications

The Solitude of Literature in the Age of Virgil, OUP-USA (under review).

“Persius’ Paradoxes”, in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Philosophy (edd. R. Fletcher & W. Shearin), Oxford, (Forthcoming, 2017).

Somnium Ovidi: Greek and Latin Dream Literature and the Metamorphoses”, in Ovidian Readings: Transformations of Language, Gender and the Metamorphoses (edd. Alison Sharrock et al.), Volume Under Preparation (2017-2018).

Upcoming events

The Roman and Islamic City in North Africa

Sep 29, 2017

McDonald Institute, seminar room

Nudity and Adornment in Greek and Indian Art

Oct 17, 2017

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

Recitativo: Fragments - after Lucretius and Negri

Oct 20, 2017

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

Big Saturday at the Museum of Classical Archaeology

Oct 21, 2017

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

Incredible India: Sanskrit Myths and Truths

Oct 21, 2017

Room G.19, Faculty of Classics/Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Postgraduate Open Day Saturday 18 November 2017

Sep 22, 2017

Details of the 2017 Faculty of Classics Postgraduate Open Day are now available online:

Major archaeological discovery near Orchomenos in Boeotia, central Greece

Sep 12, 2017

A monumental Mycenaean rock-cut chamber tomb came to light this summer at Prosilio near Orchomenos in Boeotia, central Greece, during the excavations conducted there by the Ministry of Culture & Sports of Greece/Ephorate of Antiquities of Boeotia and of the British School at Athens/University of Cambridge

Interamna Lirenas goes LIVE!

Aug 21, 2017

Follow the students of the Faculty of Classics as they excavate the Roman theatre at Interamna Lirenas.

Roman Britain

Aug 07, 2017

Faculty statement concerning ethnic diversity in Roman Britain

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