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Professor Jane L. Lightfoot

MA, DPhil, FBA
Quondam Fellow since 2003
Professor of Greek Literature, University of Oxford
Charlton Fellow and Tutor in Classical Languages and Literature, New College
Professor Jane L. Lightfoot
  • Background

    • Quondam Fellow, All Souls College (from 2003)
    • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, All Souls College (from 2000 to 2003)
    • Prize Fellow, All Souls College (from 1994 to 2000)
  • Research interests

    • Greek literature from Homer into late antiquity, especially Hellenistic and imperial
    • Religions, art and archaeology of the Roman Near East
    • Oracular literature
    • Greek textual criticism and palaeography
  • Selected publications

    • Dionysius Periegetes: Description of the Known World (Oxford, 2014)
    • ‘The Apology of Pseudo-Meliton’, SEL 24 (2007), 59–110
    • The Sibylline Oracles: With Introduction, Text, and Commentary on the First and Second Books (New York: OUP, 2007)
    • (Ed. with Introduction, Translation, and Commentary), Lucian, On the Syrian Goddess (New York: OUP, 2003)
    • (Edited with an introduction and commentary) Parthenius of Nicaea (New York: OUP, 1999), 607 pp