Diana Spencer

Colleges, School and Institutes

Willingness to take PhD students


PhD projects

Diana offers PhD supervision on the following themes:

Latin literature and cultural identity (first centuries BCE/CE)
The city of Rome in ancient and modern literature and culture
Translation in ancient Rome, and translation of Latin texts
Reception of Rome in historical fiction
Landscape and culture in ancient Rome


  • PA Classical philology - Rome, topography, Varro, Ovid, Horace, self-fashioning, landscape, Lucan, Propertius, Cicero, Late Republic, Italy, Latin
  • DG Italy - Fascism, Romanita, ideology