Dr Bill Allan

Academic Background

Born and raised in Fife, Scotland, I studied Classics at Edinburgh University and taught at Harvard University before coming to Univ. I’m particularly interested in the literature and intellectual history of archaic and classical Greece.
 

Research Interests

I’m particularly interested in the literature and intellectual history of archaic and classical Greece.

Research Keywords

Archaic and classical Greek literature, especially tragedy and epic.

Teaching

I teach all options in Greek and Latin languages and literature.

Publications

Selected Publications:

The Andromache and Euripidean Tragedy (Oxford University Press, 2000)
Euripides: The Children of Heracles (Aris and Phillips, 2001)
Euripides: Medea (Duckworth, 2002)
Euripides: Helen (Cambridge University Press, 2008)
Homer: The Iliad (Bloomsbury, 2012)
Classical Literature: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2014)
Homer: The Odyssey (Introduction and Notes, Oxford World’s Classics, 2016)
Moralizing Strategies in Early Greek Poetry (Co-Editor, Mouseion LIX, University of Toronto Press, 2018)
Greek Elegy and Iambus: A Selection (Cambridge University Press, 2019)

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