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Faculty of Classics

 

Research

The City of Athens, Classics in Punch Magazine

Publications

Key publications: 

Theophrastus and his world. Cambridge Classical Journal Supplementary Volume 32

The trial of Socrates revisited', European History Review 12 (2005) 23-62
'Aristotle and Athenian slavery', Greece and Rome (2007)
'Sir Alfred Zimmern's Greek Commonwealth revisited' in C. Stray (ed.) Oxford Classics, Duckworth 2007

Teaching and Supervisions

Research supervision: 

Recent areas supervised include: Athenian Democracy, Greek Slavery, Classics and Modern American Politics, Attic Oratory

Dr Paul  Millett

Contact Details

Downing College
Cambridge
CB2 1DQ
01223 334859
Not available for consultancy

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Latest news

John Donaldson

27 September 2022

The Museum of Classical Archaeology is very sad to report the death on 21 September 2022 of its former Assistant Curator, John Donaldson. John worked in the Museum from 1988 until his retirement in in March 2013. Indeed, the Museum looks the way it does in large part because of John, who was as happy painting bases as he...

Joyce Reynolds FBA (1918–2022)

12 September 2022

The Faculty of Classics is deeply saddened by the news of the death of Joyce Reynolds FBA. She was Reader Emerita in Roman Historical Epigraphy, Fellow of the British Academy, and Honorary Fellow of Newnham College, where she was Director of Studies in Classics from 1951 to 1979. She was awarded the Gold Medal of the...

BBC Radio 4 - Reflections on Majesty, Mary Beard

12 September 2022

Mary Beard is one of ten writers and scholars invited by the BBC to reflect on their experience of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Follow the link below to listen: Listen here

Visual Interactions in Early Writing Systems (VIEWS) awarded ERC grant

16 March 2022

Philippa Steele, Senior Research Associate at the Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge, has been awarded a grant of 2 million euros by the European Research Council (ERC) to investigate the visual properties of pre-modern writing. The five-year project, Visual Interactions in Early Writing Systems (VIEWS), will...