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Lucy Nicholas

Dr Lucy Nicholas

Teaching Fellow in Classics


Dr Lucy Rachel Nicholas gained her BA and MA in Classics at Cambridge University before being awarded a PhD in Classics and Early Modern History in 2014 from King’s College London.

Research Interests

  • Neo-Latin
  • Classical Latin literature
  • Reformation History 


  • Latin language and literature
  • Greek language

Selected publications

  • ‘The Latin Utopias’ in Cathy Shrank and Phil Withington, eds., The Oxford Handbook of Thomas More’s Utopia (OUP, forthcoming 2021)
  • Lucy R. Nicholas and Ceri Law, eds., Roger Ascham and his Sixteenth-Century World (Brill, 2020)
  • Lucy R. Nicholas, Gesine Manuwald and Daniel Hadas, eds., An Anthology of European Neo-Latin Literature (Bloomsbury, 2020)
  • Lucy R. Nicholas, Gesine Manuwald and Luke B. Houghton, eds., An Anthology of British Neo-Latin Literature (Bloomsbury, 2020)
  • Roger Ascham’s A Defence of the Lord’s Supper’: Latin Text and English Translation(Brill: 2017)