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Dr Torsten Meissner

Dr Torsten Meissner

Senior Lecturer in Classics (Philology & Linguistics)

Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at Pembroke College

Pembroke College
Cambridge
CB1 1RF

Office Phone: 01223 766307

Key Publications

Book:

S-Stem Nouns and Adjectives in Greek and Proto-Indo-European: A Diachronic Study in Word Formation (Oxford University Press: 2006)

Other recent publications include:

'Notes on Mycenean spelling' in The Cambridge Classical Journal/Proceedings of the Cambridge  Philological Society, Volume 53, December 2007
'Two Mycenean problems' in J.H.W. Penny (ed) Indo-European Perspectives: Studies in Honour of Anna Morpurgo Davies (Oxford: OUP, 2004)
'Nominal composition in Mycenean Greek' (with Dr Tribulato) in Transactions of the Philological Society, Volume 100, Number 3, December 2002

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Unveiling the Invisible: Analysing Roman pottery

Feb 25, 2021

Archaeologists Alessandro Launaro, Senior Lecturer, and Ninetta Leone, Research Associate, have been working as members of the Cambridge MACH group to develop mathematical approaches to the classification of Roman pottery, part of the “Unveiling the Invisible” project funded by the Leverhulme Trust.

The Faculty reports with great sadness the death of John Easterling

Feb 23, 2021

A Fellow of Trinity from 1958, and Secretary of Trinity College Council for very many years, John was a University Assistant Lecturer in Classics (Ancient Philosophy) before he was appointed to the Office of University Draftsman at the Old Schools. John died on 23 February after a long illness.

Facilitating school visits and learning Latin with MoCA

Feb 23, 2021

Justyna Ladosz, Education and Outreach Coordinator in the Museum of Classical Archaeology, explains how she continues to facilitate lessons for school groups whilst the Museum remains closed, and how the Faculty’s students continue to deliver the Learn Latin with MoCA project.

Rebecca Flemming has been appointed a Joukowsky Lecturer

Feb 23, 2021

Dr Rebecca Flemming, Senior Lecturer in Ancient History and Fellow of Jesus College, has been appointed as a Joukowsky Lecturer for the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) for 2020-21. Rebecca also recently featured on BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time discussing the Justinianic Plague.

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