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UK Fellow, Medieval Studies, elected in 1987

Professor Patrick Boyde FBA

About this Fellow

Italian Language and Literature



Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Italian, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Serena Professor of Italian, University of Cambridge, 1982 - 2002


Dante's lyric poetry (2 vols), 1967

Dante philomythes and philosopher: man in the cosmos 1981

Perception and passion in Dante's 'Comedy' 1993

Human vices and human worth in Dante's Comedy 2000

Other Medieval Studies Fellows

Professor Cecilia Trifogli

The Medieval Latin reception of Aristotle's philosophy in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, especially natural philosophy, rational psychology, and metaphysics; critical editions of Medieval Latin philosophical texts

Professor David Crouch

The social and political history of Britain and France 1000-1300; the comparative study of medieval aristocracies; medieval conduct

Professor Dr Claudia Märtl

The history of medieval Central Europe; the transmission of medieval texts in Latin; the diffusion of humanism; the history of the papacy and the Roman curia in the Renaissance

Professor Andy Orchard

The languages and literatures of Anglo-Saxon England; Medieval Latin; Old Norse-Icelandic; oral tradition

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