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Dr Siobhan Chomse

Dr Siobhan Chomse

Affiliated Lecturer

Faculty of Classics
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge
CB3 9DA

Research Interests

The sublime in early imperial Latin literature.

Monumentality, architecture and ruins.

Earthquakes in the Roman literary imagination.

Key Publications

2016 (in preparation) 'Sublime Instability: Architecture and the Legacy of Civil War in Martial's Epigrams' in eds. L. Ginsburg and D. Krasne Writing about Civil War in Flavian Rome, De Gruyter

2016 (in preparation) 'The Rise and Fall of Virgil's Sublime Carthage' in eds. A. Chahoud and M. Gale, The Augustan Space, Cambridge University Press

 

Upcoming events

Philosophy Seminar

Oct 19, 2017

Room 1.11

Recitativo: Fragments - after Lucretius and Negri

Oct 20, 2017

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

Big Saturday at the Museum of Classical Archaeology

Oct 21, 2017

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

Incredible India: Sanskrit Myths and Truths

Oct 21, 2017

Room G.19, Faculty of Classics/Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Faculty Archivist (part-time)

Oct 10, 2017

The Faculty wishes to recruit a part-time Archivist who will be responsible for the management and care of its archive collections

Kenyon Medal awarded to Joyce Reynolds

Sep 28, 2017

The Kenyon Medal in 2017 has been awarded to Joyce Reynolds FBA for her lifetime's contribution to the research and study of Roman epigraphy.

Postgraduate Open Day Saturday 18 November 2017

Sep 22, 2017

Details of the 2017 Faculty of Classics Postgraduate Open Day are now available online:

Major archaeological discovery near Orchomenos in Boeotia, central Greece

Sep 12, 2017

The Times newspaper reports on excavations this summer at Prosilio near Orchomenos in Boeotia, central Greece, conducted by the Ministry of Culture & Sports of Greece/Ephorate of Antiquities of Boeotia and of the British School at Athens/University of Cambridge

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