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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Recent Submissions

  • The collected works of J.M. Falckenburg 

    Carawan, Mark (1989) - Thesis
    Jacob Milich Falckenburg has on rare occasions in the twentieth century received recognition in notes and scholarly afterthoughts for his Latin verse retelling of the Apollonius of Tyre romance and dedicatory poem to Queen ...
  • Tacitus's characteristic exploitation of geographical setting 

    Morton, Jean Cairistiona (1983) - Thesis
    The aim of this thesis is to examine Tacitus's treatment of geographical material in his historical works, considering his sources, his methods and his intentions. In the first six chapters, each of which deals with a ...
  • Seneca's 'Phoenissae' : introduction and commentary 

    Frank, Marica (1990) - Thesis
    The Introduction deals primarily with issues regarding Seneca's Phoenissae specifically, but includes some discussion of more general questions. It consists of the following sections: 1. Title (in which the problem of the ...
  • Petronius' 'Satyrica' : sources and affinities 

    Rodriguez, Kate Hendricks (1995) - Thesis
    In the ongoing debate over the genre of the Satyricon of Petronius, the theories that the work is a parody of the Greek romance or that it is a mock-epic have reached a level of orthodoxy. The Satyricon's stylistic and ...
  • The protagonists in the satires of Juvenal 

    Jones, Frederick Malcolm Anthony (1987) - Thesis
    The persona theory has been applied to various branches of Latin poetry, but is incomplete without also considering both audience and, where relevant, addressee. By extension it may be seen that not only addressees, but ...

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