Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies

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J.C. McKeown

Professor of Classics (Cambridge, Ph.D. 1978)
Greek and Roman Poetry and Culture
Phone: 
608-262-9755
Office: 
914 Van Hise Hall

Professor McKeown has recently published (with Peter Knox) An Anthology of Roman Literature (Oxford 2013), and they now working on a companion volume on Greek literature. He has also published A Cabinet of Greek Curiosities (Oxford 2013), a companion to A Cabinet of Roman Curiosities (Oxford 2010). He is working (with Joshua Smith) on The Hippocrates Code, a medical terminology course, and (with Megan Dickman and Asa Olsen) on a commentary on Plautus’s Rudens, and (with Eric Cox) on a reader to accompany his introductory Latin course, Classical Latin (Hackett 2010). The fourth volume of his commentary on Ovid’s Amores is nearing completion, and will be published in the next few years. In addition to teaching courses in Greek and Latin language and literature, Professor McKeown teaches lecture courses in Ancient Medicine and in Greek and Roman Civilization.