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Faculty of Classics

 

Research

Greek religion and society; Greek law; non-citizens in the ancient world; religious pollution; cult foundation; inscriptions; historiography

Publications

Key publications: 

‘Social-status, Legislation and Pollution in Plato’s Euthyphro’ in Pirenne-Delforge, V. & Carbon, J.-M. (edd.) Kernos Supplement (forthcoming in 2016).

‘Prose and Religion’ in Eidinow, E. & Kindt, J. (edd.) Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Religion (forthcoming with Oxford University Press).

‘Gods and Men in Ancient Greek Conceptions of Lawgiving’ in Eidinow, E., Kindt, J. & Osborne, R. (edd.) Theologies of Greek Religion (forthcoming with Cambridge University Press).

‘Sophocles’ Antigone, and not knowing what to do’ in Omnibus 68 (2014), 5-7.

 

Reviews

Jameson, M. Cults and Rites in Ancient Greece: Essays on Religion and Society.  Edited by Stallsmith, A., with an introduction by Cartledge, C. (Cambridge, 2014) forthcoming in Journal of Hellenic Studies (Spring, 2016).

Cusumano, N., Gasparini, V., Mastrocinque, A. & Rüpke, J. (edd.) Memory and Religious Experience in the Greco-Roman World (Stuttgart, 2013) in Classical Review (2015).

Sommerstein, A. & Bayliss, A. (edd.) Oath and State in Ancient Greece. With contributions by Kozak, L. and Torrance, I. (De Gruyter, 2013) in Classical Review 64.1 (2014), 202-4.

Papazarkadas, N. Sacred and Public Land in Ancient Athens (Oxford, 2011) in Journal of Classics Teaching 25 (2012), 38-9.

Lecturer in Classics (Ancient History)
Fellow & Director of Studies in Prelim and 1A Classics at Murray Edwards
Dr Hannah  Willey

Contact Details

Faculty of Classics
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge
CB3 9DA
Not available for consultancy

Latest news

New gift to further support Joyce Reynolds Awards

15 June 2021

The Faculty is enormously grateful to Karen and Peter Ventress for their generous gift to further support our efforts to encourage more diversity among students studying Classics at Cambridge. Karen and Peter have made a gift of £40k to fund a further studentship under the banner of the Joyce Reynolds Awards . The Awards...

Laurence Professorship of Classical Archaeology

14 June 2021

The Board of Electors to the Laurence Professorship of Classical Archaeology invite applications from those whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship to take up appointment on 1 October 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. Further information is available at: http://www.hr.admin.cam.ac.uk/...

It is with immense sadness that the Faculty reports that Elizabeth (Lisa) French passed away yesterday in Cambridge, 10 June 2021. She was 90.

11 June 2021

Lisa read Classics at Newnham College, Cambridge (1949-1952). In 1961 she was awarded her doctorate from University College London on The Development of Mycenaean Terracotta Figurines . She became a leading expert of Mycenaean pottery and figurines, forging a distinguished career in the archaeology of the Bronze Age Aegean...

Student led teaching awards 2021

24 May 2021

The Faculty is proud to announce that Torsten Meissner and Mark Darling have been recognised for the excellence of their teaching by the Student Union in this year's Student-Led Teaching Awards. Dr Meissner has won the second prize (Highly Commended) in the category "Lecturer". Dr Darling has won the second prize (Highly...