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Latin poetry and the idea of Rome in the Greek novel

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My doctoral project focuses on texts known as the 'ancient Greek novels'. I am interested in how the novels—and imperial Greek literature more generally—interact with Latin literature and Roman power. The major claim of the thesis is that the Greek novelists Chariton, Xenophon of Ephesus, Achilles Tatius, and Longus (writing under the Roman Empire in the first three centuries CE) are engaging meaningfully with literature written in Latin, especially Augustan poetry of the first century BCE...

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DPhil
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University of Oxford
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