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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

Illustrating Ancient History: Bringing the Past to the Present

Nov 03, 2020

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA

Upcoming events

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Professor Beard's new series, Inside Culture, broadcasts on 24 September

Sep 23, 2020

Professor Mary Beard is starting a new series of her Arts and Culture programme, now called "Inside Culture" on BBC2 (7.30 pm Thursday 24 Sept).

UK universities 2021 – Guardian league table

Sep 09, 2020

Cambridge Classics maintains its place at the top of the Guardian league table

Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies: Professor Cartledge

Jul 27, 2020

The Faculty congratulates Professor Paul Cartledge on becoming President of the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies (the Hellenic Society) in June. Among his predecessors are Professor Easterling, Professor Osborne, and Professor Schofield.

Cambridge Classical Studies Series & Gold Open Access

Jul 01, 2020

The Faculty of Classics is delighted to have reached an agreement with Cambridge University Press by which, for the next three years, five volumes a year in the Cambridge Classical Studies Series (monographs on Classical topics written by academics working in or recently trained in Cambridge) will be published Gold Open Access without charge to the author or the Faculty. This is a significant initiative, designed to maximise the impact of the excellent Classical research being done in Cambridge.

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