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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
Supervisor: Professor Tim Whitmarsh
College: Corpus Christi
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
 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
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

Latest news

Open letter on anti-racism: a response from the Faculty Board of Classics

16 July 2021

The response to the Open Letter on anti-racism, together with an action plan outlining the Faculty’s strategy, is now available online. Read here for more details

Martin Millett elected as President of the Society of Antiquaries of London

7 July 2021

Professor Martin Millett FBA, Laurence Professor of Classical Archaeology and Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, has been elected as President of the Society of Antiquaries of London (2021-24). Founded in 1707, the Society of Antiquaries of London is an educational charity that promotes the understanding of the human past and...

Classics student Lylaah Bhalerao receives a Fulbright Award

5 July 2021

Classics MPhil student Lylaah Bhalerao (Murray Edwards 2017), has received an All Disciplines Fulbright Award to enable her to study at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University. Lylaah has been selected from a strong applicant pool to pursue doctoral research into how to decolonise ancient...

New gift to further support Joyce Reynolds Awards

15 June 2021

The Faculty is enormously grateful to Karen and Peter Ventress for their generous gift to further support our efforts to encourage more diversity among students studying Classics at Cambridge. Karen and Peter have made a gift of £40k to fund a further studentship under the banner of the Joyce Reynolds Awards . The Awards...