Richard Hunter

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Richard Lawrence Hunter (* 1953 ) is a British classical philologist .

He studied at the University of Sydney and received his PhD from the University of Cambridge , where he subsequently worked as a lecturer and fellow. In 2001 he was appointed Regius Professor of Greek to succeed Patricia Elizabeth Easterling . He will retire on September 30, 2021.

Hunter has been a Corresponding Member of the Academy of Athens and Honorary Fellow of the University of Sydney since 2001 . In 2013 he was elected a full member of the Academia Europaea . He has also been a Fellow of the British Academy since 2013 .

Publications (selection)

  • Eubulus: The Fragments (Cambridge 1983)
  • A Study of Daphnis & Chloe (Cambridge 1983)
  • The New Comedy of Greece and Rome (Cambridge, 1985)
  • Apollonius of Rhodes: Argonautica Book III (Cambridge 1989)
  • The Argonautica of Apollonius: literary studies (Cambridge 1993)
  • Theocritus and the Archeology of Greek Poetry (Cambridge 1996)
  • Studies in Heliodorus (Cambridge 1998)
  • Theocritus. A Selection (Cambridge 1999)
  • Theocritus: Encomium of Ptolemy Philadelphus (Berkeley, 2003)
  • Plato's Symposium (Oxford 2004)
  • with M. Fantuzzi: Tradition and Innovation in Hellenistic Poetry (Cambridge 2004)
  • The Hesiodic Catalog of Women: Constructions and Reconstructions (Cambridge 2005)
  • The Shadow of Callimachus (Cambridge 2006)

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Membership directory: Richard Lawrence Hunter. Academia Europaea, accessed December 31, 2017 .
  2. ^ Fellows: Professor Richard Hunter. British Academy, accessed December 31, 2017 .
predecessor Office successor
Patricia Elizabeth Easterling Regius Professor of Greek at Cambridge University
since 2001