Tim Whitmarsh

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Tim Whitmarsh is a British academic and classicist. He is E. P. Warren Praelector, Fellow and Tutor in Greek at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and Professor of Ancient Literatures at the University of Oxford.[1] He is best known for his work on the Greek literary culture of the Roman Empire, especially the Second Sophistic and the ancient Greek novel.

Academic career[edit]

From October 2014, he will be A. G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture at the University of Cambridge.[2]

His publications include Greek Literature and the Roman Empire: The Politics of Imitation,[3] Ancient Greek Literature,[4] The Second Sophistic,[5] and Narrative and Identity in the Ancient Greek Novel: Returning Romance.[6]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "AG Leventis Professor of Greek Culture". University of Cambridge. 21 January 2014. Retrieved 8 March 2014. 
  3. ^ Tim Whitmarsh, Greek Literature and the Roman Empire: The Politics of Imitation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. ISBN 978-0-19-927137-5.
  4. ^ Tim Whitmarsh, Ancient Greek Literature. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2004. ISBN 978-0-7456-2792-2.
  5. ^ Tim Whitmarsh, The Second Sophistic. Greece and Rome New Surveys in the Classics 35. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. ISBN 978-0-19-856881-0.
  6. ^ Tim Whitmarsh, Narrative and Identity in the Ancient Greek Novel: Returning Romance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. ISBN 978-0-521-82391-3.