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Faculty of Classics

 

Biography

Nir Stern is a PhD student in Classics, supervised by Prof. Tim Whitmarsh and Dr. Chris Whitton. Nir came to Cambridge after obtaining a BA and MA in History and an MA in Classics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His thesis examines the construction of the philosophical identity by Dio Chrysostom, investigating the ways in which Dio was fashioning his own identity and the identity of the philosopher in general. 

Other academic interests

Intellectual and cultural history in Early Imperial Rome; the interrelations between text and society; imperial Greek and Latin prose; the history of ideas.

Supervisor: Prof. Tim Whitmarsh
College: Hughes Hall
Title of Thesis (preliminary): Dio Chrysostom and Philosophical Identity
 Nir  Stern
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