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Faculty of Classics



I am a first year PhD student in Classics at Jesus College, Cambridge, where I also did my BA and MPhil degrees. My doctoral research, supervised by Professor James Clackson, examines language and society in Roman Judaea-Palestine. I am looking in most detail at Caesarea and Jerusalem. 


  • Historical linguistics
  • Ancient sociolinguistics
  • Linguistics of Ancient Greek
  • Linguistics of Classical Hebrew
  • Linguistics of Latin
  • Jewish Palestinian Aramaic
  • Roman Judaea-Palestine


Key publications: 

‘Review: Bader, Bernd (ed., comm.). Josephus Latinus. De Bello Iudaico Buch 1.’ in Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2020, at

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Latest news

Language Teaching Assistant

25 July 2021

Details of how to apply for this part time teaching post are now avilable online . Deadline Monday 23rd August 2021.

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...