Staff research in Classics and Ancient History

Members of our academic staff are known nationally and internationally for their expertise in a wide range of sub-disciplines and fields in languages, history and culture of ancient Mediterranean peoples, from pre-dynastic Egypt to Late Antiquity.

Staff research interests in Classics and Ancient History

Name Email Research Interests
Dr Jeremy Armstrong

Early Rome and Latium; the development of the Roman Army.

Associate Professor Lisa Bailey

Christianity in Late Antique Gaul, especially preaching and the laity

Dr Dougal Blyth

Greek language and literature; ancient philosophy and drama

Emeritus Professor Vivienne Gray

Greek history, Greek language and literature

Dr Jennifer Hellum

Egyptian history and language

Dr Maxine Lewis

Latin literature (especially Late Republican and early Augustan); the use of geography in literature; the construction of gender and sexuality in Greek and Roman literature and society; the reception of classical myths by contemporary female authors.

Associate Professor Anne Mackay

Greek art and archaeology, especially of archaic Athens; the early Greek oral tradition; classical mythology.

Professor Tony

Egyptian history and language, ancient natural science, calendars and chronology, narrative, military art.

Professor Matthew
Associate Professor Marcus Wilson

Latin language and literature, Roman history.