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UK Fellow, Classical Antiquity, elected in 2008

Professor Stephen Oakley FBA

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About this Fellow

Latin literature and Roman history; Livy, the transmissions and textual traditions of Latin authors, and the topography of pre-Roman Italy

Website: http://www.classics.cam.ac.uk/directory/stephen-oakley

Appointments

Current post

  • Kennedy Professor of Latin, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Official Fellow, Emmanuel College University of Cambridge, 1986 - 1998
  • Reader in Classics, University of Reading, 1998 - 2002
  • Professor of Latin, University of Reading, 2002 - 2007
  • Kennedy Professor of Latin, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 2007
  • Kennedy Professor of Latin, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 2007

Publications

A commentary on Livy books vi-x (4 vols,, OUP) 1997;2005

The hill-forts of the Samnites (London) 1995

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Professor Jane Lightfoot

The exploration, through editions, commentaries, and exegeses, of un- or under-explored classical texts: mythography, ethnography, geography, oracular literature, astrology, medicine; Hellenistic and imperial poetry and prose

Professor Emily Gowers

Latin literature of the Republic and Principate, especially satire; poetics; cultural history of Rome

Professor David Langslow

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