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Faculty of Classics


Name Office phone Email address Job titles
Theo Palmer Supervisor: Dr Laura Castelli, College: Christ's, Title of Thesis (preliminary): Plato's Sophist
Josey Parker Supervisor: Dr David Butterfield, College: Peterhouse, Title of Thesis (preliminary): Latinitas and its Development in the Fifteenth-Century
Oliver Parkes Supervisor: Prof. Simon Goldhill, College: King's, Title of Thesis (preliminary): Temporality and Identity in the Jewish Sibylline Oracles
Kirsten Parkin Supervisor: Prof. Stephen Oakley, College: Lucy Cavendish, Title of Thesis (preliminary): The Reception of Ovid in the Minor Declamations
Dr John Patterson 01223 335169 Senior Lecturer in Classics (Ancient History), Fellow and Director of Studies at Magdalene College, Director of Studies at Lucy Cavendish College
Neal Payne Supervisor: Prof. Martin Millett, College: Darwin, Title of Thesis (preliminary): The People, Plants, and Landscape of Roman Yorkshire
Rachel Phillips Supervisor: Dr Yannis Galanakis, College: Pembroke , Title of Thesis (preliminary): Death and Aesthetics: The Role of Visual Culture on the Late Bronze Age Greek Mainland, 1600-1400 BC
Harvey Phythian Supervisor: Prof. Christopher Kelly, College: King's, Title of Thesis (preliminary): Remembering the Roman Empire in Late Antiquity
Dr Jessica Plant Research Fellow, Clare College
George Pliotis Supervisor: Prof. Christopher Whitton, College: Corpus Christi, Title of Thesis: The Reception of Seneca the Younger, c.60s-c.160s CE
Dr Ludovico Pontiggia Language Teaching Officer, College Research Associate, Clare College
Dr Adrian Popescu 01223 332949 Affiliated Lecturer in Numismatics
Domenico Praticò Supervisor: Prof. Tim Whitmarsh, College: Emmanuel, Title of Thesis: Encyclopedism in Late Antique Greek Poetry
Jamie Lisa Prescott Supervisor: Prof. James Warren, College: Magdalene, Title of Thesis (preliminary): Lucretius and Epicurus: Hellenistic Schools and their Founders
Lucyna Prochnicka 01223 330515 (Tu-Th) Accounts Clerk
Clare Pryor Supervisor: Prof. Philip Hardie, College: Christ's, Title of Thesis (preliminary): The Reception of Lucretius in Late Latin Christian Literature
Pablo Puente Supervisor: Prof. Stephen Oakley, College: Sidney Sussex, Title of Thesis (preliminary): Commentary on Statius, Thebaid 6

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Soundmarks Project

12 February 2024

Soundmarks, an art/archaeology collaboration between Rose Ferraby, Cambridge Archaeologist, and Rob St John using sound and visual art launches at DIG in York. In 2019 the pair created work exploring and animating the sub-surface landscape of Aldborough Roman Town in North Yorkshire, UK. Soundmarks Aldborough was re-shown...

Vacancy: Assistant Professor in Latin literature

8 February 2024

The Faculty of Classics is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Classics (Latin literature) from 01 September 2024. The role is open to those, at any stage in their career, with a primary research interest in Latin literature. The successful candidates will have, or be expected to develop, a record of world-class...

Publication: The New Documents in Mycenaean Greek

24 January 2024

The Faculty of Classics is proud to announce the publication of The New Documents in Mycenaean Greek , edited by John Killen FBA, the Emeritus Professor of Mycenaean Greek. More than a dozen leading Mycenologists have contributed chapters and sections to this seminal work in two volumes, comprised of more than 1100 pages...

Launch of the Faculty of Classics portal on the Cambridge Digital Library

15 January 2024

The Cambridge Digital Library has launched a dedicated Faculty of Classics portal . The first two collections feature digitized archival material from the Papers of Alan J. B. Wace, Laurence Professor of Classical Archaeology 1934-1944. Digital Thessaly features Alan Wace’s notebooks and photographs from his 1908-1910...