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Dr Tom Phillips
MSt DPhil Oxf


Leverhulme Postdoctoral Research Associate, Faculty of Classics
Supernumerary Fellow in Classics, Merton College


Merton College

Tel No: (01865) 276293

Dr Tom Phillips

Research Keywords:

Pindar, Greek Lyric poetry, Hellenistic poetry, ancient scholarship.

Research Interests:

My current research, supported by the Leverhulme Foundation, focuses on anachronism, temporal dissonance, and the representation of time in ancient Greek literature and scholarship. I am also writing a book about the construction of readerly experience in Hellenistic poetry.

Selected Publications:

'Iliad 13.754: ὄρεϊ νιφόεντι ἐοικώς', CQ, (Forthcoming).

'Between Pindar and Sappho: Horace Od. 4.2.9-12', Mnemosyne, (Forthcoming).

'Callimachus in the Pindar Scholia', CCJ, Vol: 59, (2013), 152-77, Website:

'Callimachus On Books: Aetia fr. 7.13-14', (2013), 119-21.

'Epinician Variations: Music and Text in Pindar, Pythians 2 and 12', CQ, Vol: 63.1, (2013), 37-56, Website:

'Propertius and the Poetics of the Book: 1.18 and 3.15-17', CCJ, Vol: 57, (2011), 105-35.