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Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminar


The Seminar meets on Fridays at 16:30 in Room 1.11.


19 October

Michael Loy

Leading Res Gerendae round table discussion

Arthur Harris

New Diseases and Sectarian Debate in Hellenistic and Roman Medicine


26 October

Joe Grimwade

Lost bodies and a ‘lost’ corpus: Horace Odes 5.8

Thomas Langley



2 November

Stefano Frullini

Tainted Love: Argos and Persia in the Fifth Century BCE

Graham Andrews

Princeps Citharoedus. The Invention of Neronian Tyranny


9 November

Sophie Wardle

Victorian responses to Roman London

Krishnan Ram-Prasad

Did it rain last week? Reconstructing syntax, some problems and possibilities


16 November

Anya Morrice

Plautus and the military

Alessio Santoro

How to measure a colour? Aristotle, Metaphysics Iota 2, 1053b28-34


23 November

Kyriakos Velos

Alexander the Genocidaire? Did Alexander the Great commit genocide?

Marc Bonaventura

Dares Phrygius and the Second Sophistic: The Question of a Lost Greek Original


30 November

Natalia Elvira

The creation of the alphabet. A Greek miracle?

Marcus Ellis

Hugo Von Hofmannsthal’s “Ariadne auf Naxos”, Commedia dell’Arte and Satyr Play


This year’s coordinators are:

Thomas Langley ( and Florence Kipps (

We look forward to seeing as many Graduates there as possible.

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2019 Outreach event list

Nov 22, 2018

We have now released details of the Outreach events that the Faculty of Classics that will be hosting or participating in during 2019.

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships at Cambridge

Nov 07, 2018

The Cambridge Classics Faculty invites applications to the 2019 round of the Leverhulme Trust early Career Fellowship competition.

Make Your Myth Competition 2018

Nov 05, 2018

We are excited to announce a brand new competition that wants students in school years 3-8 to get creative with the Classics.

Gildersleeve Prize 2017

Oct 11, 2018

The Faculty is delighted to report that the Gildersleeve Prize in 2017 has been presented to Dr Max Leventhal.

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