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Faculty of Classics

 
 Zoë  Audra
Department: Classics
Supervisor: Prof Gábor Betegh
College: Darwin
Title of thesis: Early Greek Theories of Action
 Albert  Bates
Supervisor: Professor Caroline Vout
College: Christ's College
Thesis Title: The Mythology of Ecphrasis in Rome and Roman Greece (50 BC - 500 AD)
 Marco  Bonaventura
Supervisor: Professor Philip Hardie
College: Trinity
Thesis Title: Reading Dares Phrygius and Dictys Cretensis as Early Imperial Greek Texts and Late Antique Latin Translations
 Zack  Case
Department: Classics
Supervisor: Tim Whitmarsh
College: King's
Title of thesis: Aristophanes and Hyper-Democracy
 Edoardo  Chiattelli
Supervisor: Dr Torsten Meissner
College: Darwin
PhD Thesis Title (preliminary): The Augment in Greek and Indo-European: A Reconsideration"
 Laila  Dell'Anno
Department: Classics
Supervisor: Professor Philip Hardie
College: Trinity
Title of thesis (preliminary): Poetic voices in Statius' Silvae
 Marcus Trystan Ellis
Department: Classics
Supervisor: Professor Richard Hunter
College: Peterhouse
Title of Thesis: Concepts of Tragedy and the Tragic in Late Euripidean Drama
 Stefano  Frullini
Supervisor: Professor Robin Osborne
College: King’s
Thesis title (preliminary): Democracy in the Peloponnese, c.550–146 BCE
 Dominique  Goddard
Supervisor: Alessandro Launaro
College: St. John's
Thesis: Commonwares and consumer identity in Roman Italy
 Solveig Lucia Gold
Supervisor: Professor Gábor Betegh
College: King's
Title of Thesis (preliminary): Plato's City of Gods
Department: Classics
Supervisor: Professor Emily Gowers
Thesis: Satire and the Art of Conversation
 Joe  Grimwade
Department: Classics
Supervisor: Dr Ingo Gildenhard
College: Trinity Hall
Title of Thesis: 'Memory in Roman Oratory: Theory and Practice'
 Daniel  Hanigan
Praeceptor in Classics at Corpus Christi College
Supervisor: Professor Tim Whitmarsh
Thesis Title: Virtual Voyages: Greek Periplography and the Roman Empire
 Florence  Kipps
Supervisor: Professor Robin Osborne
College: Darwin
Thesis title: The political philosophy of Xenophon's Memorabilia
 Jannis Frederik Koltermann
Supervisor: Dr Christopher Whitton
College: Darwin College
Thesis: Beyond Gossip. Suetonius and the Politics of Private Life in Imperial Rome
 Georgios  Koukovasilis
Supervisor: Professor Caroline Vout
College: Magdalene College
Thesis Title: From Greek to Roman: Portraits and Identity in Roman Greece
 Benjamin  Kybett
Department:
 Classics
Supervisor:
 Prof Christopher Kelly
College:
 Fitzwilliam
Title of thesis: Religion and Rhetoric at the Courts of the Theodosians, c.381-404
Supervisor: Dr Rupert Thompson
College: Peterhouse
 Thomas  Langley
Department: Ancient History
Supervisor: Professor Christopher Kelly
College: Peterhouse
Title of Thesis: Civic Patriotic Political Language in Basil of Caesarea, Julian the Apostate and Gregory Nazianzen
 Jessica  Lawrence
Supervisor: Dr Rebecca Lämmle
College: Christ's
Thesis: 21st Century Female Receptions of Homer
 Maeve  Lentricchia
Supervisor: Professor James Warren
College: Queens'
Funding: Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Title of Thesis (preliminary): Epicurean Prolepseis
 Elsie  Linley
Department: Classics
Supervisor: Prof. Emily Gowers
College: St Edmund's
Thesis Title (preliminary): Violence in the 'Roman Novel'
 Rares Ilie Marinescu
Supervisor: Dr Myrto Hatzimichali
College: Corpus Christi
Thesis title (preliminary): The Harmony of Plato and Aristotle in Proclus
 Daphne D. Martin
Department: Classics
Supervisor: Robin Osborne
College: Clare
Title of Thesis (prelim.): The Art of Archaic Sparta
 Peter  Martin
Supervisor: Professor Robin Osborne
College: Clare
Thesis title: The History of Greek and Roman Historiography
Supervisor: Dr Renaud Gagné
Thesis Title: Temporalities of Compilation in Anthologies of Greek Epigram
Mr Ed  Millband
Praeceptor at Corpus Christi College
Supervisor in Latin Language and Literature
Fourth-Year PhD Student in Classics Faculty
 Neal  Payne
Supervisor: Prof. Martin Millett
College: Darwin
Thesis Title (preliminary): The People, Plants, and Landscape of Roman York and its Hinterlands
Supervisor: Professor Caroline Vout
College: Newnham
Thesis: Ethos and Pathos in Written Responses to Graeco-Roman Art (ca. 400 BCE - 400 CE)
 George  Pliotis
Department: Faculty of Classics
Supervisor: Dr Christopher Whitton
College: Corpus Christi
Thesis: The Reception of Seneca the Younger, c.60s-c.160s CE
 Dalia  Pratali Maffei
Department: Classics
Supervisor: Prof. James Clackson
College: Jesus
Thesis Title (preliminary): The Language of Hellenistic Inscribed Epigrams from Doric-speaking Areas. A Comparative Approach
 Domenico  Praticò
Supervisor: Professor Tim Whitmarsh
College: Emmanuel
Thesis title (preliminary): Encyclopedism in Late Antique Greek Poetry
 Pablo  Puente
Supervisor: Prof. Stephen Oakley
College: Sidney Sussex
Thesis title (preliminary): Commentary on Statius, Thebaid 6
 Krishnan  Ram-Prasad
Supervisor: Dr Rupert Thompson
College: Peterhouse
Thesis title (preliminary): The syntax of relative clauses and related phenomena in Proto-Indo-European
 Sarah  Sheard
Supervisor: Professor Caroline Vout
College: Peterhouse
Thesis title (preliminary): The female body in Roman visual culture
 Elisabeth  Slingsby
Supervisor: Professor Mary Beard
College: Corpus Christi
Thesis Title (Preliminary): Lead by Example: the Significance of Classical Greek Exempla in the Late Republic and Early Principate
 Stephanos  Stephanides
Supervisor: Professor Gábor Betegh
College: Christ's
Title of Thesis (preliminary): From Conflict to Unity: Plato on Well-Ordered Wholes
 Nir  Stern
Department: Classics
Supervisor: Prof. Tim Whitmarsh
College: Hughes Hall
Thesis title (preliminary): Dio Chrysostom and philosophical identity
 Sandra  Strahlendorf
Supervisor: Professor Robin Osborne
College: Christ's College
Title of thesis (preliminary): Eastern Greek grave stelai. Urban identity and civic representation in Asia Minor during the Hellenistic period.
 Martin  Szoke
Department: Faculty of Classics
Supervisor: Rebecca Flemming
College: St John's College
Title of thesis: Politics and the Past in the Age of Nerva and Trajan
 Nathasja  van Luijn
Department: Faculty of Classics
Supervisor: Professor Gábor Betegh
College: Christ's College
Topic of thesis: Epistemology of artefact comparisons in Presocratic cosmological and physiological thought
 Sophie  Wardle
Supervisor: Professor Mary Beard
College: Newnham
Title of thesis: Encounters with Londinium: Nineteenth-century responses to London's Roman past

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New research into a little-known text written in ancient Greek shows that ‘stressed poetry’, the ancestor of all modern poetry and song, was already in use in the 2 nd Century CE, 300 years earlier than previously thought.

Onassis Foundation endowing a fellowship for the creation of a new post in Classics

12 October 2021

A new University post linked to Newnham will continue a College tradition of teaching, research, and taking Classics out into the wider world that goes back more than a century to Jane Harrison. Newnham College, Cambridge is launching the Onassis Classics Fellowship in order to secure a permanent position for the teaching...

Roman York beneath the streets

12 October 2021

Martin Millett, Laurence Professor of Classical Archaeology, University of Cambridge, and Dr John Creighton, Department of Archaeology, University of Reading, have been awarded a grant of £718,598 from the AHRC for a new project on Roman York (which will run from November 2022 to April 2024). The nature and topography of...

Dr Philippa Steele is the Latest Cambridge Academic to be honoured in Lego

11 October 2021

Dr. Philippa (Pippa) M. Steele, Senior Research Associate and Principal Investigator of the Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS) Project at the University, has been made into a Lego figure by the group Lego Classicists in honour of all her work in Classics and Outreach (and Lego!). As Principal...