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Anastasia Maravela

Professor - Classics
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Visiting address Georg Morgenstiernes hus 5th floor Blindernveien 31 Blindern Campus
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Education and career

2009-2012 Associate Prof. in Greek, Dept. of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo

2008 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dept. of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo

Project: Editing Papyrus Texts from the Collection of the Oslo University Library

Research funded by the Norwegian Research Council

2006-2007 Senior lecturer in Greek (temporary), Dept. of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo

2002-2006 Junior Research Fellow, Dept. of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo

Dr. art. thesis: Narrative and Time: The Poetics of Time in Early Greek Epic and Lyric Poetry (2006). Supervisor: Prof. Øivind Andersen

Research funded by the Norwegian Research Council and the University of Oslo

2001-2002 MA Graduate Affiliate, Dept. of Greek and Latin, University College London. Specialisation in Greek papyrology.

MA thesis supervisor: Prof. C. E. Römer

1997-1998 Winnington-Ingram trainee librarian, The Joint Library of the Institute of Classical Studies and of the Hellenic and Roman Societies, Senate House, London

1994-1995  MA in Classics, Dept. of Greek and Latin, University College London

MA thesis supervisor: Prof. H. G. T. Maehler

1988-1993 BA in Greek Philology, Dept. of Greek Philology, School of Philosophy, Capodistrian University of Athens. Major in Greek and Latin.

 

Areas of research

  • Greek poetry, in particular archaic Greek epic and lyric poetry
  • Literary approaches to archaic Greek poetry with emphasis on narrative poetics and intertextuality
  • Greek papyrology. I am working towards an edition of papyrus texts from the collection of the Oslo University Library
  • Textual criticism and editorial technique of Greek literature, in particular the relation between the ancient and the medieval transmission of Greek texts
  • Book culture in antiquity, in particular the evidence of the papyri
  • Ancient medical literature and language, in particular its presence in and interaction with other literary genres, most notably rhetoric
  • The semantic development of medical technical terms
Tags: Ancient Greek, Early Greek epic poetry, Early Greek lyric poetry, Greek papyri, Greek medicine, Textual criticism, Narrative theory, Intertextuality, Lexicography, Technical vocabulary

Publications

- Narrative and Time: The Poetics of Time in Early Greek Epic and Lyric Poetry, 367 pp. (Oslo: Unipub) 2006 [Dr.art. thesis].

- (with Sofia Torallas Tovar) “Between Ventriloquists and Necromancers: the ἐγγαστρίμυθοι in the Septuaginta” Sefarad 61, 2 (2001) 419-438.

- “Literary fragments from the collection of the Oslo University Library I: Herodotus IX. 74-75” Symbolae Osloenses 79 (2004) 102-108.

- “Literary fragments from the collection of the Oslo University Library II: Homer Iliad 1. 411-37 & 473-80” Symbolae Osloenses 79 (2004) 109-116.

 -“Two fragments about donkeys from the collection of the Oslo University Library” Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 149 (2004) 177-185.

 - "Reading the handwriting: the letter of an apprentice scribe” Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 149 (2004) 186-188.

- “[Rev.] Testi medici su papiro. Atti del seminario di studio, Firenze 3-4 giugno 2002, a cura di I. Andorlini, Firenze 2004” Nuncius. Journal of the History of Science 21, 2 (2006) 379-80.

- “P.Oslo 10 + P. Harr. 45 (M-P3 285, LDAB 0613): Demosthenes De Corona §§ 201-205: A re-edition” Archiv für Papyrusforschung 52, 1 (2006) 6-13.

- (with David Leith) “A medical catechism on tumours from the collection of the Oslo University Library” in Frösén, J., T. Purola and E.  Salmenkivi (eds.) Proceedings of the 24th Congress of Papyrology, Helsinki, 1st–7th August 2004 [Comm. Hum. Litt. 122: 2], Helsinki 2007, 637-650.

- “Monastic book production in Christian Egypt” in Froschauer, H. and C. E. Römer (eds.) Spätantike Bibliotheken. Leben und Lesen in den frühen Klöstern Ägyptens [Nilus 14] Wien 2008, 25-38.

- “Euripides’ Medea 723-30 revisited” Classical Quarterly 58, 2 (2008) 452-460.

- “A fragment from a medical prescription?” in Andorlini, I. (ed.) Greek Medical Papyri II (Florence: Istituto Papirologico “G. Vitelli”) 2009, 105-109.

- “Two prescriptions for ophthalmic remedies on a papyrus from the collection of the Oslo University Library” in Andorlini, I. (ed.) Greek Medical Papyri II (Florence: Istituto Papirologico “G. Vitelli”) 2009, 111-122.

- (with David Leith) “Notes on PSI III 252” in Andorlini, I. (ed.) Greek Medical Papyri II (Florence: Istituto Papirologico “G. Vitelli”) 2009, 201-209.

- “Byzantine Inventory Lists of Food Provisions and Utensils on an Ashmolean Papyrus” Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 170 (2009) 127-146.

- “Vina fictitia from Latin into Greek: The evidence of the papyri” in Evans, T. V. and D. D. Obbink (eds.) The Language of the Papyri (Oxford: Oxford University Press) 2009, 253-266.

- (with Glenn. Ø. Wehus) “Senantikk Magi. Tekster fra Universitetsbiblioteket i Oslos Papyrussamling” Arr. Idehistorisk tidskrift 2011 (3) 27-37.

- (with Glenn. Ø. Wehus) “Noen magiske tekster fra Papyri Osloenses” Arr. Idehistorisk tidskrift 2011 (3) 39-43.

- “The athlete’s 'happiness': a study of eudaimonia in archaic Greek epinician poetry” Symbolae Osloenses 85 (2011) 33-51.

- (with Serena Ammirati and Marco Fressura) “Marginal annotations on a legal codex” in Reiter, F. (ed.) Literarische Texte der Berliner Papyrussammlung. Zur Wiedereröffnung des Neuen Museums [Berliner Klassiker Texte X] Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2012, 127-134.

- (with Glenn Ø. Wehus) "In the workshop of a preacher-scholar? Christian jottings on an Oslo parchment" Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigrafik 182 (2012) 87-97.

Forthcoming:

“Christians Praying in a Graeco-Egyptian Context: Intimations of Christian Identity in Greek Papyrus Prayers” in Reidar Hvalvik and Karl Olav Sandnes (eds.) Prayer and Identity Formation in Early Christianity, WUNT, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2014.

"Women in P. Würzb. 3?" Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik (2014).

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