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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

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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