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Dr Patrick James

Dr Patrick James

Research Associate, Greek in Italy project

Faculty of Classics
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge
CB3 9DA

Office Phone: 01223 331957

Research Interests

Apart from Greek lexicography in theory and practice, Patrick's primary research interest is post-Classical and Koine Greek from historical and socio-linguistic perspectives (his doctoral research examined the syntax of participles and infinitives) and the linguistic evidence of papyri, ostraca, inscriptions, Atticist grammarians and writers, the New Testament, and Greek translations of the Hebrew Bible.

Key Publications

(ed. with Alex Mullen), Multilingualism in the Graeco-Roman Worlds. Cambridge: CUP, 2012.

'Lexicography, Greek' (2nd ed.), in Dee Clayman (ed), Oxford Bibliographies Online: Classics. New York: Oxford University Press, 29-11-2011. http://www.oxfordbibliographiesonline.com/

'Learners' Lexica: the Approach of the Cambridge Greek Lexicon', pp.177-194 in C. Stray (ed.), Classical Dictionaries.  London: Duckworth, 2010.

'Complementation and the verba declarandi in the Roman and Byzantine Documentary Papyri', pp. 140-155 in T. V. Evans and D. Obbink (eds), The Language of the Papyri, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.

 

A full list of Dr James' publications is available via Academia.edu <https://cambridge.academia.edu/PatrickJames>

Upcoming events

The Roman and Islamic City in North Africa

Sep 29, 2017

McDonald Institute, seminar room

Nudity and Adornment in Greek and Indian Art

Oct 17, 2017

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

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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Postgraduate Open Day Saturday 18 November 2017

Sep 22, 2017

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Major archaeological discovery near Orchomenos in Boeotia, central Greece

Sep 12, 2017

A monumental Mycenaean rock-cut chamber tomb came to light this summer at Prosilio near Orchomenos in Boeotia, central Greece, during the excavations conducted there by the Ministry of Culture & Sports of Greece/Ephorate of Antiquities of Boeotia and of the British School at Athens/University of Cambridge

Interamna Lirenas goes LIVE!

Aug 21, 2017

Follow the students of the Faculty of Classics as they excavate the Roman theatre at Interamna Lirenas.

Roman Britain

Aug 07, 2017

Faculty statement concerning ethnic diversity in Roman Britain

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