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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
Sidgwick Avenue
01223 (3)35168 (Faculty) / 01223 (3)32258 (College)
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Latest news

VIEWS project Visiting Fellowships

20 May 2024

We invite applications for two funded VIEWS project Visiting Fellowships, with a deadline of 30th June 2024. For further details please follow this link.

Dr Richard Duncan-Jones FBA 1937-2024

19 May 2024

The Faculty is saddened by news of the death of Dr Richard Duncan-Jones FBA FSA. He had been a Fellow of Gonville and Caius College since 1963 where he was a college lecture in Classics and Director of Studies for many years.

Language Teaching Associate

17 May 2024

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint a Fixed Term Teaching Associate from 01 September 2024 until 31 August 2026 (0.6 FTE). The teaching will principally involve intensive reading classes in Greek and Latin for students without A level qualification or equivalent at entry. For more details see here. CLOSING DATE...

New appointment in Latin literature

15 May 2024

The Faculty is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Elena Giusti as a new Assistant Professor of Latin literature. She will join the Faculty in the new academic year. Elena will be joining from the University of Warwick, where she is currently Associate Professor of Latin . She works broadly on Roman literature and...