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UK Fellow, Classical Antiquity, elected in 2009

Professor Michael Silk FBA

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About this Fellow

Ancient Greek poetry and drama; the classical tradition, especially in English poetry and German thought; Nietzsche; poetics and poetic language; theories of literature

Website: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/classics/people/academic/silk/index.aspx

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Classical and Comparative Literature, King's College London

Past Appointments

  • Emeritus Professor of Classical and Comparative Literature, King's College London University of London, 2016

Other Classical Antiquity Fellows

Professor Cyprian Broodbank

Comparative world archaeology and deep history; the archaeology of the Mediterranean; Aegean prehistory; the archaeology of islands; the emergence of connectivity, particularly maritime; landscape archaeology

Professor Richard Hunter

Greek and Latin literature, particularly of the Hellenistic and imperial periods, and the ancient reception and criticism of classical texts

Professor Eleanor Dickey

Greek and Latin languages and literature; ancient scholarship; ancient bilingualism and second-language learning; politeness and forms of address in Latin and Greek; sociolinguistics of ancient languages

Professor Simon Swain

Culture and history of the Greek world under Rome; History of Medicine in antiquity and the middle ages; the legacy of Greek thought in medieval Islam