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Publication of the Cambridge Greek Lexicon

13 April 2021

The much-anticipated Cambridge Greek Lexicon will be published by Cambridge University Press (CUP) on 22nd April 2021. Written by an editorial team based in the Faculty, the Cambridge Greek Lexicon , which has been twenty years in the making, covers the most widely read ancient literary texts, from Homer to the Hellenistic...


Read more at: Professor Paul Cartledge receives one of Greece’s highest honours

Professor Paul Cartledge receives one of Greece’s highest honours

13 April 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'. One of the highest honours the Greek state can give, Paul received the honour from the H. E. Ambassador to London...


Read more at: Unveiling the Invisible: Analysing Roman pottery

Unveiling the Invisible: Analysing Roman pottery

25 February 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.


Read more at: Teaching Classics in the time of Covid-19
Teaching Classics in the time of Covid-19

Teaching Classics in the time of Covid-19

24 February 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.


Read more at: Research in Lockdown: fieldwork postponed
Research in Lockdown: fieldwork postponed

Research in Lockdown: fieldwork postponed

24 February 2021

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


Read more at: The Faculty reports with great sadness the death of John Easterling

The Faculty reports with great sadness the death of John Easterling

23 February 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.


Read more at: Rebecca Flemming has been appointed a Joukowsky Lecturer
Rebecca Flemming has been appointed a Joukowsky Lecturer

Rebecca Flemming has been appointed a Joukowsky Lecturer

23 February 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.


Read more at: Facilitating school visits and learning Latin with MoCA
Facilitating school visits and learning Latin with MoCA

Facilitating school visits and learning Latin with MoCA

23 February 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.


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Gates scholarship

11 February 2021

The Faculty congratulates Emeline McClellan from the University of Georgia on winning a highly competitive US Gates scholarship for pursuing the MPhil in Classics at Cambridge.


Read more at: Did the ancient Greeks and Romans do historical linguistics?
Did the ancient Greeks and Romans do historical linguistics?

Did the ancient Greeks and Romans do historical linguistics?

5 February 2021

This year’s annual J H Gray Lecture will be delivered virtually by Philomen Probert, Professor of Classical Philology and Linguistics, University of Oxford and a Fellow of Wolfson College.


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Publication of the Cambridge Greek Lexicon

13 April 2021

The much-anticipated Cambridge Greek Lexicon will be published by Cambridge University Press (CUP) on 22nd April 2021. Written by an editorial team based in the Faculty, the Cambridge Greek Lexicon , which has been twenty years in the making, covers the most widely read ancient literary texts, from Homer to the Hellenistic...

Professor Paul Cartledge receives one of Greece’s highest honours

13 April 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'. One of the highest honours the Greek state can give, Paul received the honour from the H. E. Ambassador to London...

Teaching Classics in the time of Covid-19

24 February 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

24 February 2021

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