Classics (School of)
The University of St Andrews has been a centre for Classical studies since its foundation in 1413, and the School of Classics continues to build on its reputation for both teaching and research. Current concentrations of expertise include (among many others) classical and post-classical Greek literature; Platonic and post-classical philosophy; the archaeology of Rome and the Roman provinces, Roman Imperial literature and history, Late Antiquity and Renaissance and later engagement with the Classics.
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(2019-06-27) - ThesisThis thesis seeks to offer the first in-depth exploration of the extent and the significance of Ovidian intertexts in Statius’ Thebaid, with particular emphasis on the ways they interact with the readers’ perception of the ...
(2019-06-27) - ThesisMy central claim is that three Socratic philosophers, Xenophon, Plato and Epictetus, engage with views presented as non-philosophical in their discussions of madness, and this engagement, which has not been sufficiently ...
(2019-06-27) - ThesisThis thesis investigates the generic hybridity of Tacitus’ Agricola, a text whose experimental nature still represents a literary puzzle, not only within Tacitus’ historiographical output, but also as a piece of Roman ...
(2017-09-12) - Journal itemA review of Bernard Debarbieux and Gilles Rudaz's 2015 volume 'The Mountain', highlighting its key methodological insights and setting it within the context of broader critical work within historical mountain studies.
(2019) - Journal articleThis chapter argues that the late first and second century CE was a period which saw important experiments with different possibilities for representing intellectual community. I look first at Plutarch’s Sympotic Questions: ...