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Professor Eleanor Dickey FBA

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About this Fellow

Greek and Latin languages and literature; ancient scholarship; ancient bilingualism and second-language learning; politeness and forms of address in Latin and Greek; sociolinguistics of ancient languages



Current post

  • Professor of Classics, University of Reading

British Academy Appointments

  • Member of Council, 2017 -

Top picks


The Colloquia of the Hermeneumata Pseudodositheana I and II 2012-15

Ancient Greek Scholarship 2007

Latin Forms of Address 2002

Greek Forms of Address 1996

Colloquial and Literary Latin 2010

Learning Latin the Ancient Way 2016

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