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Rares Ilie Marinescu

Rares Ilie Marinescu

Supervisor: Dr Myrto Hatzimichali

College: Corpus Christi

Thesis title (preliminary): The Harmony of Plato and Aristotle in Proclus


  • PhD in Classics (2019-), University of Cambridge
  • MPhil in Classics (2018-19), University of Cambridge
  • BA in Philosophy and Ancient Greek (2014-18), Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg
  • Erasmus (2016-17), University College London

Research Interests

  • Ancient Cosmology
  • Ancient Psychology
  • Ancient Metaphysics
  • Neoplatonism
  • Medieval Philosophy

Research Supervision

I supervise students in Greek language and in Ancient Philosophy (esp. Plato and Aristotle).

Other Professional Activities

I am a co-convenor of the Cambridge Late Antiquity Network Seminar (CLANS).

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Publication of the Cambridge Greek Lexicon

Mar 31, 2021

The much-anticipated Cambridge Greek Lexicon will be published by Cambridge University Press (CUP) on 8th April 2021.

Professor Paul Cartledge receives one of Greece’s highest honours

Mar 30, 2021

Professor Paul Cartledge, Emeritus A.G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture, received the Commander of the Order of Honour (Ταξιάρχης τῆς Τιμῆς), for his 'contribution to enhancing Greece's stature abroad'.

Teaching Classics in the time of Covid-19

Mar 02, 2021

Dr Renaud Gagné, Director of Undergraduate Studies, discusses the on-going challenges and adaptations made by the Faculty as the Covid-19 crisis continues and Lent term began under a renewed lockdown.

Research in Lockdown: fieldwork postponed

Mar 01, 2021

Rachel Phillips describes some of the challenges faced during the pandemic by doctoral students engaged in full time research.

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