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Faculty of Classics

 

Publications

Key publications: 

Odysseus Unbound: the search for Homer's Ithaca (with R. Bittlestone and J. Underhill) (Cambridge, 2005)
Theophrastus Characters (Cambridge, 2004)
Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta (Oxford, 1998)
Euripidea: Collected Essays (Oxford, 1994)
Euripidis Fabulae (3 vols, Oxford 1981-1994)
Cambridge Orations 1982-1993 (Cambridge, 1994)
The Textual Tradition of Euripides' Orestes (Oxford, 1991)
Studies on the Text of Euripides (Oxford, 1981)
The Classical Papers of A. E. Housman (with F. R. D. Goodyear) (Cambridge, 1972)
Flavii Cresconii Corippi Iohannidos (with F. R. D. Goodyear) (Cambridge, 1970)
The Phaethon of Euripides (Cambridge, 1970)

Teaching and Supervisions

Research supervision: 

Greek and Latin Literature and Textual Criticism

Emeritus Professor of Greek and Latin
Fellow of Queens' College
Professor James  Diggle

Contact Details

Queens' College
Cambridge
CB3 9ET
01223 335527
Not available for consultancy

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Latest news

John Donaldson

27 September 2022

The Museum of Classical Archaeology is very sad to report the death on 21 September 2022 of its former Assistant Curator, John Donaldson. John worked in the Museum from 1988 until his retirement in in March 2013. Indeed, the Museum looks the way it does in large part because of John, who was as happy painting bases as he...

Joyce Reynolds FBA (1918–2022)

12 September 2022

The Faculty of Classics is deeply saddened by the news of the death of Joyce Reynolds FBA. She was Reader Emerita in Roman Historical Epigraphy, Fellow of the British Academy, and Honorary Fellow of Newnham College, where she was Director of Studies in Classics from 1951 to 1979. She was awarded the Gold Medal of the...

BBC Radio 4 - Reflections on Majesty, Mary Beard

12 September 2022

Mary Beard is one of ten writers and scholars invited by the BBC to reflect on their experience of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Follow the link below to listen: Listen here

Visual Interactions in Early Writing Systems (VIEWS) awarded ERC grant

16 March 2022

Philippa Steele, Senior Research Associate at the Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge, has been awarded a grant of 2 million euros by the European Research Council (ERC) to investigate the visual properties of pre-modern writing. The five-year project, Visual Interactions in Early Writing Systems (VIEWS), will...