Art and Archaeology of Rome, Italy and the Roman Provinces History of Geography and Cartography Landscape Archaeology
About this Fellow
Richard Hunter graduated from the University of Sydney and took his PhD at the University of Cambridge, where he has been employed since 1977; since 2001 he has been Regius Professor of Greek. His principal interests are Greek literature of the post-classical period, the reception of Greek literature in Rome, ancient literary criticism, and the intersection of philosophical and literary traditions in antiquity. He is the author of some twenty monographs, is an Editor of Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics and Cambridge Classical Studies, and has been Editor of the Journal of Hellenic Studies. He has been Head of the School of Arts and Humanities at Cambridge and twice been Chair of the Faculty of Classics.
- Regius Professor of Greek, University of Cambridge; Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge
Ancient History, History of Rome, Italy and the Roman Provinces, Roman Epigraphy
History of the Hellenistic, Roman, and Late Antique Near East; Graeco-Roman Egypt; Papyrology; Epigraphy
Ancient History of the Mediterranean world: Greek inscriptions and coinages focused on central Greece; Greek onomastics; archaeological excavations at Eretria-Amarynthos.