Peter Struck

Associate Professor of Classical Studies
Contact Information
Office Address: 
291 Cohen Hall
(215) 898-5137 or (215) 898-7425
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Ph.D. (Comparative Literature) University of Chicago
M.A. (Divinity) University of Chicago
B.A. (English and anthropology) University of Michigan

Research and Teaching Interests: 

Greek and Roman mythology
Ancient theories of signs and interpretation
Dreams and divination

Selected Publications: 

The Cambridge Companion to Allegory, ed. with Rita Copeland (2010).

The Birth of the Symbol: Ancient Readers at the Limits of their Texts (2004); Goodwin Award of Merit, American Philological Association, 2007.

Work in Progress: 

Divine Signs and Human Nature: An Intellectual History of Divination in Antiquity

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