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Dr Paul Millett

Dr Paul Millett

Senior Lecturer in Classics (Ancient History)

Director of Studies in Classics at Downing College

Downing College
Cambridge
CB2 1DQ

Office Phone: 01223 334859

Areas of expertise

Ancient History (C):

Research Interests

The City of Athens, Classics in Punch Magazine

Research Supervision

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

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

Upcoming events

Conservation Week: Medusa, the Return

Dec 10, 2019

Museum of Classical Archaeology, Faculty of Classics

Philology and Linguistics

Feb 19, 2020

1.11

The Corbett Lecture 2019

Feb 24, 2020

G.19

Athens: Economy & Democracy Conference (in honour of P. Millett)

Jul 09, 2020

Faculty of Classics and Downing College, Cambridge

Upcoming events

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Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships 2020

Nov 15, 2019

Details of how to apply for this scheme are now available online.

Byvanck Chair of Classical Archaeology/Art History

Oct 30, 2019

The Faculty is delighted to announce that Professor Caroline Vout has been appointed to the Byvanck Chair of Classical Archaeology/Art History, a visiting professorship at the University of Leiden. The appointment is for five years from Michaelmas 2019.

Myles Burnyeat

Sep 23, 2019

The Faculty is very sorry to have to report the death, aged 80, of Myles Burnyeat, Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy from 1984 to 1996, and honorary Fellow of Robinson, on Friday 20th September.

2019 Gifford Lectures

Jun 04, 2019

Professor Beard's Gifford Lectures (University of Edinburgh), on The Ancient World and Us: From Fear and Loathing to Enlightenment and Ethics, are now available on line.

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