Professor Eleanor Dickey FBA

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

Elected 2014

UK Fellow
Classics, Education, Linguistics

Current post

Professor of Classics, University of Reading


Learning Latin the Ancient Way

Published in 2016

The Colloquia of the Hermeneumata Pseudodositheana I and II

Published in 2012-15

Colloquial and Literary Latin

Published in 2010

Ancient Greek Scholarship

Published in 2007

Latin Forms of Address

Published in 2002

Greek Forms of Address

Published in 1996

How the invention of the book changed how people read

Professor Eleanor Dickey FBA

Before the Roman invention of the codex, people would read from long bookrolls. Professor Eleanor Dickey FBA explains how the invention of the codex impacted the way people read.

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