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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

Other Classical Antiquity Fellows

Professor Amelie Kuhrt

My areas of expertise lie in the social, cultural and political history of the ancient Middle East (c.3000-100 BC), especially the Assyrian, Babylonian, Persian and Seleucid empires.