About this Fellow
Religion & institutions of ancient Rome, between the IIId c. BC & the IIId c.AD (Epigraphy, history & archaeology).
- Emeritus Professor, Collège de France; Member, Académie des inscriptions et belles-lettres
Latin literature of the Republic and Principate, especially satire; poetics; cultural history of Rome
Latin, Greek and Indo-European languages and their descriptive, historical and social linguistics; ancient special and technical varieties, especially as reflected in the translation and transmission of ancient medical texts
Art and society in the Roman Empire: Roman mosaics as documents of social and cultural history; the art of the Roman banquet; the imagery of spectacular entertainments