Students working on Ancient World topics

 

Helen Ackers

 Classical Archaeology DPhil, thesis: women's portrait busts, between the Severan and Tetrarchic era.

Moudhy Al-Rashid

Assyriology; history of Medicine; Mental Health in the Ancient World

Renan Baker

Ancient History; Late-Antique Historiography; Roman Empire; Latin Biographies; Vulgar Latin (Anonymus Valesianus and Jordanes); Jewish History in the Second-Temple Period; Modern Linguistic Theories and Ancient Languages; Homeric Greek

Guy Barrett

Classical Languages and Literature; how fate, divine will, tradition and plot interact in the Illiad and the Odyssey

Matern Boeselager

Late Antique and Byzantine Studies; the last Roman Sassanian war (early 7th century AD)

Edward Butcher

Ancient History; Roman military

Janet Dunkelbarger

classical archaeology, specifically Roman Archaeology (urbanism and waste management)

Antonia Edwards

Archaeology; 3rd millennium interactions between Iran and Mesopotamia.

Dragana Filipovic

Archaeology (prehistory); plant material from Catal Hoyuk

Carmela Franco

Classical Archaeology; Roman History; Material Culture (pottery) from 1st to 7th century AD; Trade in the Roman Mediterranean; Archaeometrical pottery analyses; Kilns and ceramic trade; Sicilian amphorae production.

David Friedman

Greco-Roman World; Judaism and Christianity; Thesis: "Josephus on the servile origins of the Jews in Egypt."

Camille Geisz

Classical Languages and Literature; Dionysiaca of Nonnus of Panopolis (early 5th century AD)

Simon Glenn

Classical Archaeology; Numismatics; the Hellenistic East; Thesis: The Coinages of the Graeco-Bactrian Kings

Nelson Goering

Comparative Indo-European Philology; Germanic; Indo-Iranian; Greek

Sarah Graham

Classical Archaeology; Dioskouroi: image, myth and cult around the ancient Greek Mediterranean; archaeology of cult; flow of goods, ideas and behavior around the Mediterranean

Yegor Grebnev

Ancient China. Ancient Chinese instruction texts assembled in the collection known as the Yi Zhou shu; Formation of textual canon; Transmission history; Transmitted texts with excavated counterparts; Gradual development of literacy in Ancient China and the different layers of transmitted texts

Ilaria Grimaldi

Archaeology; cultural connections between Africa and Southeast Asia 1000 BC to 1000 AD; scientific archaeology

Nicholas Hanson

Classical Languages & Literature: Mythical seers in Archaic and Classical Greek literature

Laura Hawkins

Assyriology; peripheral Akkadian; Comparative Semitics

Rachel Hopkins

Archaeology; working on methods to date tooth enamel with 14C-dating in order to increase the source of chronological information available to archaeology and the study of the past.

He Xiaoqing

the Tibetan presence in Central Asia (7th-9th AD), a comparative study of the Chinese and Tibetan traslation of certain Buddhist sutras

Maria Kopsacheili

"Palaces and Elite Residences in the Hellenistic Mediterranean; Formation and Purpose"

Classical Archaeology; Hellenistic palaces; ideology of power and spatial organisation; material culture and hybridisation

Brenda Li

Western Tibetan history (13th century AD); biography; text editions; monastic life

Matthew Naiman

Etruscan Archaeology and Classical Numismatics.

Veronika Nikitina

Classics; 

Jessica Piccinini

Ancient History; the oracle of Dodona (Epirus) from the 9th to the mid-4th century BC; archaeology

Gregory Seton

Sanskrit; critical edition, and English translation of the Sanskrit text the “Transcendent Wisdom Scripture in Eight Thousand Verses”

Ema Sikic

Classical Archaeology, Roman art and religion.

Gabriela Sotomayor

Classical Archaeology; Greek and Roman Jewellery; materials, iconography and influence

William Stockland

 

Miranda Williams

Late Antique and Byzantine Studies; foreign policy of the Eastern Roman Empire during the reign of the emperor Justinian 1 (527-565 AD); Roman relations with Sassanian Persia and the Vandal kingdom and Berber tribes of north Africa

Selena Wisnom

Assyriology; Babylonian literature; relations between Mesopotamia and the Mediterranean world; Greece and Rome

Brendan Wolfe

Late Antiquity; Germanic people; the Trinitarian disputes in Christian theology

   
   



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