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UK Fellow, Classical Antiquity, elected in 1986

Professor Jasper Griffin FBA

About this Fellow

Classics and Ancient History

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Appointments

Current post

  • Professor Emeritus of Classical Literature, University of Oxford, and Fellow of Balliol College

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Classical Literature and Public Orator, University of Oxford, 1992
  • Professor Emeritus of Classical Literature; University of Oxford, and Fellow of Balliol College, University of Oxford, 2006
  • Professor Emeritus of Classical Literature; University of Oxford, and Fellow of Balliol College, University of Oxford, 2006
  • Fellow, Balliol College University of Oxford, 1961

British Academy Appointments

  • Member of Council, 1990 - 1993

Publications

Homer on life and death 1980

Latin poetry and Roman life 1985

The mirror of myth 1987

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Professor Judith Lieu

The New Testament, in particular the Johannine literature; early Christianity, its literature and thought, in the Graeco-Roman and Jewish first- and second-century contexts

Professor Gillian Clark

The social & intellectual history of late antiquity, & early Christian (patristic) studies, in the Mediterranean world of the third to the seventh century

Professor John Scheid

Religion & institutions of ancient Rome, between the IIId c. BC & the IIId c.AD (Epigraphy, history & archaeology).