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UK Fellow, Classical Antiquity, elected in 1985

Professor James Diggle FBA

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About this Fellow

Classics and Ancient History



Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Greek and Latin, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Greek and Latin, University of Cambridge, 1995
  • Emeritus Professor of Greek and Latin, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 1995
  • Fellow, Queens' College University of Cambridge, 1966


The Phaethon of Euripides 1970

Euripidis Fabulae (3 vols), 1981-1991

Euripidea: collected essays 1994

Other Classical Antiquity Fellows

Professor Eleanor Dickey

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

Professor Simon Swain

Culture and history of the Greek world under Rome; History of Medicine in antiquity and the middle ages; the legacy of Greek thought in medieval Islam

Professor Robert Fowler

Greek historiography and mythography; Greek epic poetry; Greek lyric poetry; History of Classical Scholarship

Professor Garth Fowden

Intellectual currents and imperial horizons in the first millennium CE, from Augustus to Avicenna, Central Asia to the Atlantic. Emergent Islam in its late antique context

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