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Prof. Richard B. Rutherford
MA DPhil Oxf, Student of Christ Church

Offices:

Professor of Greek and Latin Literature, Faculty of Classics
Tutor in Greek and Latin Literature, Christ Church

Address:

Christ Church
Oxford
OX1 1DP

Tel No: (01865) 276234
Email: richard.rutherford@chch.ox.ac.uk

Research Keywords:

Homer, Fifth-Century Literature, Rhetoric, Historiography

Research Interests:

In the past I have published widely on Latin and especially Greek literature, especially Homer. My current interests focus mainly on the fifth and fourth centuries BC. I am also interested in ancient historiography and hope to do more in this area in future.

Full Publications:

Click here for a downloadable pdf of full publications:  rbr-bibliog-Feb-2014.pdf

Selected Publications:

Homer 2nd edn. (Greece and Rome: new surveys in the Classics, no. 41), (2013).

'Structure and Meaning in epic and historiography', in Thucydides and Herodotus, Foster E, Lateiner D (eds.), (Oxford 2012), 13-38.

Greek Tragic Style: form, language and interpretation, (Cambridge 2012).

Culture in Pieces: essays on ancient texts in honour of Peter Parsons, Obbink D, Rutherford R (eds.), (Oxford 2011), Notes: includes Introduction (part I, pp. 1-12, by RBR) and 'The Use and Abuse of Irony', pp. 84-103.

'The Greek of Athenian Tragedy', in A Companion to the Ancient Greek Language , E. Bakker (ed.), (Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford 2010), 441-54.

'Voices of Resistance', in Ancient Historiography and its contexts: studies in honour of A.J.Woodman, Kraus CS, Marincola J, Pelling C (eds.), (Oxford 2010), 312-30.