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UK Fellow, Classical Antiquity, elected in 2018

Professor Jane Lightfoot FBA

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About this Fellow

The exploration, through editions, commentaries, and exegeses, of un- or under-explored classical texts: mythography, ethnography, geography, oracular literature, astrology, medicine; Hellenistic and imperial poetry and prose

Website: https://www.new.ox.ac.uk/node/998

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Greek Literature, University of Oxford; Charlton Fellow and Tutor in Classics, New College, Oxford

Other Classical Antiquity Fellows

Professor Terence Irwin

Ancient Philosophy, especially Plato, Aristotle, Stoicism. Kant. Moral philosophy, especially its history

Professor Catherine Morgan

Classical archaeology of the Mediterranean, the Adriatic and the Black Sea; Greek political organisation; Greek religion; island studies; Archaic poetry

Professor Simon Keay

The archaeology of ports, commerce, urbanism and cultural change in the early Roman Mediterranean, particularly Italy and Iberia; the application of non-destructive field -techniques to archaeological sites

Professor Denis Feeney

Roman history and Latin literature of the Republic and early Principate, with a special interest in time, religion, and institutions of literary culture