Classics at ICE
Courses in classics at ICE cover a range of subjects that reflect the languages, histories and cultures of ancient Greece and Rome, civilisations that remain fundamental in the modern world.
Whether you are interested in studying classical philosophy or science, learning Greek or Latin, or exploring the art and architecture of Rome, its gladiators or even its false teeth, you will find courses at ICE that reflect your interests and the most recent scholarship in the field.
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Dr Justin J Meggitt
Justin Meggitt is ICE's Academic Director for Classics and has responsibility for courses in classical languages, literature, and ancient history. He is a University Senior Lecturer in the Study of Religion and the Origins of Christianity, a Fellow of Wolfson College, and Programme Director of the Ancient Empires Summer School. He specialises in the religions of the Roman empire and has a particular interest in classical medicine and ancient popular culture. Justin has written on a range of topics within the field, including magic in the classical world and perceptions of disease in antiquity.
The study of classics in Cambridge has a long history and a strong reputation for combining tradition with innovation, and this is reflected in the specialist knowledge and approaches of the tutors who teach on ICE courses. All tutors are active researchers within their subject and many have made significant contributions to our understanding of the antiquity.