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Faculty of Classics



Augustan and Imperial Latin Poetry | Cicero | Late Latin Literature | Classical Reception


Key publications: 


Werkpolitik in der Antike. Studien zu Cicero, Vergil, Horaz und Ovid. München: C.H. Beck, 2016 (Zetemata: Monographien zur Klassischen Altertumswissenschaft 152).

(ed. with R. Laemmle, K. Wesselmann) Lists and Catalogues in Ancient Literature and Beyond. Towards a Poetics of Enumeration. Berlin/New York: de Gruyter, 2021 (Trends in Classics Suppl. Volumes 107)

(ed. with H. Harich-Schwarzbauer) Women and Objects in Antiquity. Trier: wvt, forthcoming (IPHIS 10).


Selected articles:

(with R. Laemmle) Homer on Kithairon. Negotiating Narrative and Dramatic Representation in Euripides’ Bacchae, The Classical Journal 108/2 (2012/2013) 129–158.

Martial on Ovid on Ovid. Mart. 11.104, The Remedia Amoris, and Saturnalian Poetics, Classical World 107/3 (2014) 319–345.

Einige Pendenzen. Weben und Text in der antiken Literatur, in H. Harich-Schwarzbauer (ed.), Texts and Textiles in the Ancient World. Materiality, Representation, Episteme, Metapoetics. Oxford: Oxbow, 2015, 167–208.

(with P. Schierl) Herrscherbilder. Optatian und die Strukturen des Panegyrischen, in M. Squire, J. Wienand (eds.), Morphogrammata. The Lettered Art of Optatian. Figuring Cultural Transformations in the Age of Constantine and Beyond. München: Fink, 2016, 283–318.

Last Words. Cicero’s Late Works and the Poetics of a Literary Legacy, in A. Gavrielatos (ed.), Self-Presentation and Identity in the Roman World, Newcastle: CSP, 2017, 17–36.

Lob – Reden – Schreiben. Szenen eines prekären Verhältnisses, in C. Ritter-Schmalz, R. Schwitter (eds.), Die Materialität des Textes. Alltägliche Präsenz und literarische Reflexion in der antiken Schriftkultur, Berlin/New York: de Gruyter, 2019, 261–286.

Starring Hypatia. Amenábar’s Ágora and the Tropology of Reception, in D. LaValle Norman, A Petkas (eds.), Hypatia of Alexandria. Her Context and Legacy. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2020, 209–237.

Cataloguing Contemporaries. Ovid, Ex Ponto 4.16 in Context, in Laemmle/Scheidegger Laemmle/Wesselmann 2021, 361–400.

Discussing Female Statuary. An Archaeology of the Statue of Libertas in Cicero’s De domo sua, in Harich-Schwarzbauer/Scheidegger Laemmle 2021, 293–322 (forthcoming).

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Director of Studies, Trinity College
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