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
- Fellow type
- UK Fellow
- Year elected
- Classical Antiquity
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.
Professor Ingrid De Smet FBA
Renaissance and Early Modern intellectual culture, especially in France and the Low Countries; sixteenth and early-seventeenth century French literature; Neo-Latin Studies; the Republic of Letters; the Classical tradition