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Dr Mary Whitby
MA Oxf, PhD Edin


Lector : Latin and Greek Language, Faculty of Classics


The Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies
66 St. Giles'

Tel No: (01865) 610223

Research Keywords:

Later Greek Literature; Lector

Selected Publications:

'A learned spiritual ladder: towards an interpretation of George of Pisidia's hexameter poem On human life' in K. Spanoudakis (ed.), Nonnus of Panopolis in Context (forthcoming), (de Gruyter 2013).

'Writing in Greek: classicism and compilation, interaction and transformation', in Christopher Kelly (ed.) The Age of Theodosius II, (Cambridge University Press 2013).

'Rhetorical Questions', in Liz James (ed.) A Companion to Byzantium, (Wiley Blackwell 2010), 239-50.

Richard Price and Mary Whitby (eds.) Chalcedon in Context: Church Councils 400-700, (Liverpool University Press 2009).

'"Sugaring the pill": Gregory of Nazianzus' advice to Olympias (Carm. 2.2.6)', in (eds.) Katerina Carvounis and Richard Hunter, (Signs of Life? Studies in later Greek Poetry, Ramus 2008), 79-98.