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Dr Llewelyn Morgan
MA Oxf, PhD Camb


Fellow, Brasenose College
Associate Professor in Classical Languages and Literature, Faculty of Classics


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Dr Llewelyn Morgan


Dr Morgan worked in Pennsylvania and the Republic of Ireland, and studied in both Oxford and Cambridge, before coming to Brasenose College in 1997.

Research Keywords:

Latin Literature, Virgil

Research Interests:

Dr Morgan has a special interest in Roman literature, and has published on Virgil, Ovid, Horace, satire, historiography and metrical form. He also has interests in numismatics (the study of coins), the classical tradition, and the Greeks in India.

Selected Publications:

Elegiac meter: opposites attract, in A Companion to Roman Love Elegy, Gold B (ed.), (Wiley-Blackwell 2012).

The Buddhas of Bamiyan, (2012).

Actium; Aegaeon: Annus; Bactria: Castor and Pollux; Gryneum Nemus; Ufens., in Virgil Encyclopedia, Thomas RF, Ziolkowski J (eds.), (Wiley-Blackwell 2011).

Musa Pedestris, (Oxford University Press 2011).

Bithynia: poets, provinces and clients, in Kingdoms and Principalities in the Roman Near East, Facella M, Kaizer T (eds.), (Franz Steiner Verlag Wiesbaden gmbh 2010), 125-138.

Meter, in The Oxford handbook of Roman studies, Barchiesi A, Scheidel W (eds.), (Oxford University Press 2010).

'Child's Play: Ovid and his Critics', Journal of Roman Studies, Vol: 93, (2003).

'Metre matters: some higher-level metrical play in Latin poetry', (Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society 2000).

'The autopsy of C.Asinius Pollio', Journal of Roman Studies, Vol: 90, (2000), 51-69.

Patterns of redemption in Virgil's Georgics, (Cambridge 1999), 255.

''Levi quidem de re. . . ' Julius Caesar as tyrant and pedant ', Journal of Roman Studies, Vol: 87, (1994), 23-40.

The one and only fons Bandusiae, Classical Quarterly, Vol: 59, ((n.d.)), 132-141.