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

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University of Reading Professor of Classics

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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