Professor Jane Lightfoot FBA

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

Elected 2018

10-Minute Talks: Disastrous: Thoughts on a pandemic inspired by ancient astrology

8 Sep 2021 Professor Jane Lightfoot FBA

Jane Lightfoot considers what a particular corner of the classical world, astrology, thought about disease.

Nine Fellows of the British Academy on how their subjects could shape the 2020s

24 Jan 2020

Leading professors in the humanities and social sciences set out the challenges and opportunities facing their subjects in the 2020s.

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