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Dr Nigel Spivey

Dr Nigel Spivey

Senior Lecturer in Classics (Classical Art & Archaeology)

Fellow, Emmanuel College

Emmanuel College
Cambridge
CB2 3AP

Office Phone: 01223 335192 (Faculty), 743014 (College)

Research Interests

Etruscan art & archaeology, Greco-Roman art, the anthropology of art

Research Supervision

Recent topics include: Etruscan iconography, polychromy in Greek sculpture

Key Publications

The Micali Painter and his Followers (1987)

Understanding Greek Sculpture (1996)

Greek Art (1997)

Etruscan Art (1997)

Enduring Creation (2001)

How Art Made The World (2005) 

The Ancient Olympics (2nd ed. 2012)

Greek Sculpture (2013)

'We must do better...' Corrigenda to a review of Greek Sculpture (2014)

Upcoming events

Illustrating Ancient History: Bringing the Past to the Present

Nov 03, 2020

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA

Upcoming events

RSS Feed Latest news

Professor Beard's new series, Inside Culture, broadcasts on 24 September

Sep 23, 2020

Professor Mary Beard is starting a new series of her Arts and Culture programme, now called "Inside Culture" on BBC2 (7.30 pm Thursday 24 Sept).

UK universities 2021 – Guardian league table

Sep 09, 2020

Cambridge Classics maintains its place at the top of the Guardian league table

Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies: Professor Cartledge

Jul 27, 2020

The Faculty congratulates Professor Paul Cartledge on becoming President of the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies (the Hellenic Society) in June. Among his predecessors are Professor Easterling, Professor Osborne, and Professor Schofield.

Cambridge Classical Studies Series & Gold Open Access

Jul 01, 2020

The Faculty of Classics is delighted to have reached an agreement with Cambridge University Press by which, for the next three years, five volumes a year in the Cambridge Classical Studies Series (monographs on Classical topics written by academics working in or recently trained in Cambridge) will be published Gold Open Access without charge to the author or the Faculty. This is a significant initiative, designed to maximise the impact of the excellent Classical research being done in Cambridge.

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