Professor Matthew Leigh



Matthew Leigh, Lucan: Spectacle and Engagement, 1997

Matthew Leigh, Comedy and the Rise of Rome, 2004

Matthew Leigh, From Polypragmon to Curiosus. Ancient Concepts of Curious and Meddlesome Behaviour, 2013


Matthew Leigh, ‘Wounding and Popular Rhetoric at Rome’, BICS 40 (1995) 195-212

Matthew Leigh, ‘Varius Rufus, Thyestes and the Appetites of Antony’, PCPhS 42 (1996) 171-97

Matthew Leigh, ‘Sophocles at Patavium (fr. 137 Radt)’, JHS 118 (1998) 82-100

Matthew Leigh, ‘The Pro Caelio and Comedy’, CPh 99 (2004), 300-35

Matthew Leigh, ‘Quintilian on the Emotions’ (Instituto Oratoria 6 Preface and 1-2), JRS 94 (2004), 12-40

Matthew Leigh, ‘Statius and the Sublimity of Capaneus’, Epic Interactions (2006), 217-42

Matthew Leigh, ‘Petrarch’s Lucan and the Africa’, Classical Constructions. Papers in Memory of Don Fowler (2007), 242-57

Matthew Leigh, ‘Epic and Historiography at Rome’, in J. Marincola (ed.), A Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography (2007), ii. 483–92

Matthew Leigh, ‘Commedia Togata: the Terenzio of Goldoni and the Contest for Literary Authority’, IJCT 15 (2008), 53–73

Matthew Leigh, ‘Neronian Literature: Seneca and Lucan’, in M.T. Griffin (ed.), A Companion to Julius Caesar (2009), 239–52

Matthew Leigh, ‘Boxing and Sacrifice. Apollonius, Vergil, and Valerius’, HSCP 105 (2009), 117–55

Matthew Leigh, ‘Lucan’s Caesar and the Sacred Grove. Deforestation and Enlightenment in Antiquity’, in C. Tesoriero (ed.), Oxford Readings in Classical Studies. Lucan (2010), 201–38

Matthew Leigh, ‘Forms of Exile in the Rudens of Plautus’, CQ 60 (2010), 1101–17

Matthew Leigh, ‘The Garland of Maecenas (Horace, Odes 1. 1. 35)’, CQ 60 (2010), 268–71

Matthew Leigh, ‘Early Roman Epic and the Maritime Moment’, Classical Philology 105 (2010), 265-80

Matthew Leigh, ‘“César coup de foudre”. La signification d’un symbole chez Lucain’, in O. Devillers and S. Franchet d’Espèrey (eds), ‘Lucain en débat. Rhétorique, poétique et histoire’ (Bordeaux, 2010), 159–65

Matthew Leigh, ‘Le due città di Teopompo e la storiografia romana’, Maia 67. 2 (2015), 270-281

Matthew Leigh, ‘Food in Latin Literature’. In J. Wilkins and R. Nadeau eds. A Companion to Food in the Ancient World (Oxford, 2015), 43-52

Matthew Leigh, ‘“illa domus, illa mihi sedes” - On the Interpretation of Catullus 68’. In S. P. Oakley and R. L. Hunter eds, Latin Literature and its Transmission. Studies in Honour of Michael Reeve (Cambridge, 2016), 194-224

Matthew Leigh, ‘Lucan’s Caesar and Laelius’. In P. Mitsis and I. Ziogas eds., Wordplay and Powerplay in Latin Poetry (Berlin, 2016), 259-272

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