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UK Fellow, Classical Antiquity, elected in 2000

Professor Philip Hardie FBA

About this Fellow

Classics and Ancient History



Current post

  • Senior Research Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • University Reader in Latin Literature, University of Cambridge, 1998 - 2002
  • Fellow, Murray Edwards College University of Cambridge, 1990
  • Corpus Christi Professor of the Latin Language and Literature, University of Oxford, 2002
  • Senior Research Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge, Trinity College University of Cambridge, 2006


Virgil's Aeneid: cosmos and imperium 1986


The epic successors of Virgil 1993


Ovid's poetics of illusion 2002


Other Classical Antiquity Fellows

Professor Terence Irwin

Ancient Philosophy, especially Plato, Aristotle, Stoicism. Kant. Moral philosophy, especially its history

Professor Catherine Morgan

Classical archaeology of the Mediterranean, the Adriatic and the Black Sea; Greek political organisation; Greek religion; island studies; Archaic poetry

Professor Simon Keay

The archaeology of ports, commerce, urbanism and cultural change in the early Roman Mediterranean, particularly Italy and Iberia; the application of non-destructive field -techniques to archaeological sites

Professor Denis Feeney

Roman history and Latin literature of the Republic and early Principate, with a special interest in time, religion, and institutions of literary culture