skip to primary navigationskip to content

Marcus Trystan Ellis

Marcus Trystan Ellis

Department: Classics

Supervisor: Professor Richard Hunter

College: Peterhouse

Title of Thesis: Concepts of Tragedy and the Tragic in Late Euripidean Drama


Marcus is a PhD student at Peterhouse, where he also completed his BA and MPhil degrees; the latter focused on Greek tragedy and its reception in the opera libretti of Hugo von Hofmannsthal. His PhD explores immanent concepts of the tragic in Euripides, with a particular focus on monody and choral lyric.

Other academic interests

epic and drama, classical receptions, fin de siècle German literature, commedia dell’arte, literary theory


Upcoming events

Bridging Binaries LGBTQ+ tour

Jun 06, 2020

Museum of Classical Archaeology, Faculty of Classics

Upcoming events

RSS Feed Latest news

New Collection Videos

Mar 31, 2020

The Museum of Classical Archaeology is pleased to announce the first in a series of short videos on objects in the collection, featuring the Faculty's own Prof Caroline Vout.

Building Closure

Mar 20, 2020

The Faculty Building is closed from 5 pm on Friday 20 March until further notice.

Coronavirus guidance

Feb 06, 2020

A link to the College and University guidance on the Coronavirus is available here

CREWS: Visiting Fellowship focused on the study of ancient writing systems

Jan 22, 2020

Details of how to apply for this Visiting Fellowship are now available online. The deadline for applications is 5pm GMT on Monday, 17th February 2020

View all news