Professor Roland Mayer
Emeritus Professor of Classics
Address Department of Classics
King's College London
London WC2R 2LS
I completed a BA at the University of California, Berkeley, before completing a second BA, an MA and my PhD at Cambridge University. I was appointed a Lecturer in Classics at Birckbeck College, University of London in 1978 before moving to King's in 1989.
Horace, Odes I (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2012. Ix + 246 pp
‘Vivere secundum Horatium: Otto Vaenius’ Emblemata Horatiana’, in Hourghton, L. B. T. & Wyke, M. (edd.), Perceptions of Horace: a Roman poet and his Readers (Cambridge 2009), 200-18
‘Roman Tragedy’ in E. Bispham, T. Harrison, B. Sparkes (edd.), The Edinburgh Companion to Ancient Greece and Rome (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2006), pp. 295-8
‘Pastoral after Virgil’ in M. Fantuzzi and T. Papanghelis (edd.), A Companion to Latin Pastoral (Leiden: Brill, 2006), pp. 451-66
‘Oratory in Tacitus’ Annals’, in Berry, D. & Erskine, A. (edd.), Form and Function in Roman Oratory (Cambridge, 2010), Chapter 17, pp. 281-93
For a complete list of publications, please see my full research profile.
- Latin literature
- Roman culture