Introducing Marco Fantuzzi

Marco Fantuzzi has just joined the Classical Civilisation programme as Professor of Classics. He is a member of the boards of Bryn Mawr Classical Review, Materiali e Discussioni, and Seminari Romani di Cultura Greca. Among his publications are: Bionis Smyrnaei Adonidis epitaphium (Liverpool, 1985); Ricerche su Apollonio Rodio, Rome, 1988; Tradition and Innovation in Hellenistic Poetry (Cambridge, 2004, with R. Hunter); Achilles in Love (Oxford, 2012). He co-edited (with R. Pretagostini) Struttura e storia dell’esametro greco (Rome, 1995-6), (with T. Papanghelis) Brill’s Companion to Greek and Latin Pastoral (Leiden, 2006), and (with C. Tsagalis) A Companion to the Epic Cycle and Its Fortune in the Ancient World (Cambridge, 2015). His full-scale commentary on the Rhesus ascribed to Euripides (under contract with Cambridge University Press) and a synthetic introduction to the same tragedy in Bloomsbury’s series Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy are due to be out in 2018.

Research interests: Greek Drama (especially Tragedy and New Comedy); Hellenistic Poetry; Homer; Greek Lyric and Elegiac Poetry; Greek Verse-Inscriptions; Greek and Latin Metrics; Ancient Literary Criticism and Scholarship & History of Classical Scholarship.

Please see here for further information (especially while Marco’s university webpage is under construction).


2 thoughts on “Introducing Marco Fantuzzi

  1. He is a great scholar and a most intelligent reader of Greek poetry, producing work of the highest quality in both “technical” philology and broad topics of literary history. Let me congratulate Roehampton for hiring him.

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