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

  • Contextualising Classics teaching in Malawi : a comparative study 

    Nyamilandu, Steve Evans McRester Trinta (2016-05-18) - Thesis
    The thesis of this study is that Classical studies at the University of Malawi, Chancellor College, has been taught with almost no reference to its African context, yet the Classical world, as Ogilvie (1979:2) observed ‘is ...
  • 'The flower of suffering' : a study of Aeschylus' Oresteia in the light of Presocratic ideas 

    Scapin, Nuria (2016-06) - Thesis
    My PhD thesis, The Flower of Suffering, offers a philosophical evaluation of Aeschylus’ Oresteia in light of Presocratic ideas. By examining several aspects of the tragic trilogy in relation to some of Aeschylus’ ...
  • Aristotle's concept of lexis : a theory of language and style 

    Kotarcic, Ana (2015-11-30) - Thesis
    Aristotle’s concept of lexis has been discussed by numerous scholars, yet no comprehensive account of lexis has been produced so far. To fill this gap in scholarship, this thesis offers a systematic analysis of Aristotle’s ...
  • Using and reusing the monumental past in the late antique Mediterranean West, 300-600 

    Underwood, Douglas R. (2015-06-15) - Thesis
    Scholarship on late antique cities has largely conceptualized them as singular entities, either decaying or transitioning as Roman imperial power and economic structures shifted. Improved archaeological data from urban ...
  • Plautus' 'Mercator': a commentary 

    Dunsch, Boris (2001) - Thesis
    This thesis comprises an introduction, a lemmatic commentary, and indices. The introductory chapter, apart from a brief discussion of a more general nature, investigates the play and the relation it bears to Philemon's ...

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