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Tutorial Fellow in Classics, Brasenose College
University Lecturer in Classical Languages and Literature


Classics MA (Oxford), PhD (Cambridge)

Academic Background

Prof. Morgan worked in Pennsylvania and the Republic of Ireland, and studied in both Oxford and Cambridge, before coming to Brasenose College in 1997.


He teaches most literature courses offered in Classics and related subjects, in both Latin and Greek.

Research Interests 

Prof. Morgan has a special interest in Roman literature, and has published on Virgil, Ovid, Horace, satire, historiography and metrical form. He also has interests in numismatics (the study of coins), the classical tradition, and the Greeks in India.


Publications include Patterns of redemption in Virgil's Georgics (Cambridge, 1999), "Child's play: Ovid and his critics", JRS 93 (2003), "A yoke connecting baskets: Odes 3.14, Hercules and Italian unity", and he is currently completing a book on the expressive power of metrical form. He writes regular reviews for the Times Literary Supplement.


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