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Faculty of Classics



Greek and Roman Historiography. Plutarch. Lucian. Procopius.


Other publications: 

Franco Basso and Geoffrey Greatrex, ‘How to Interpret Procopius’ Preface to the Wars’, in C. Lillington-Martin and E. Turquois (eds.), Procopius of Caesarea: Literary and Historical Interpretations, London [Routledge] 2018, 59-72.

'Eraclea Minoa' (Literary and Epigraphic Sources,  Bibliographical Essay [1537-1988]), in G. Nenci, G. Vallet (eds.) Bibliografia Topografica della Colonizzazione Greca in Italia e nelle Isole Tirreniche, Pisa [Scuola Normale Superiore], Roma [Ecole française de Rome], VII, 1989,  pp.234-240 and 243-277.


A. Momigliano, The Classical Foundations of Ancient Historiography,  University of California Press (1990), in The Times Higher Education Supplement, 8.3.1991, p. 26.

J.A.S.Evans, Herodotus. Explorer of the Past, Princeton University Press (1991), in The Times Higher Education Supplement,  2.8.1991, p. 20.

Teaching and Supervisions


Greek History, Greek and Latin Language, Greek Literature.

Associate Professor in Classics
Fellow in Classics, Gonville and Caius College

Contact Details

Faculty of Classics
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01223 (3)35168 (Faculty) / 01223 (3)32258 (College)
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Latest news

Greek Literature and its Critics Conference

24 November 2023

The programme for the Greek Literature and its Critics conference, to be held on 7th - 9th December 2023 in room G21, is available here .

A.G. Leventis Professorship of Greek Culture

26 September 2023

The Board of Electors to the A.G. Leventis Professorship of Greek Culture invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship to take up appointment on 1 September 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter. Further information is available at:

Professor Caroline Vout's book 'Exposed' named winner of 2023 London Hellenic Prize

12 June 2023

The Faculty is delighted to congratulate Professor Caroline Vout on her book Exposed being named winner of the 2023 London Hellenic Prize. Further details are available here: