Peter Struck

Professor of Classical Studies

(215) 898-5137 or (215) 898-7425
291 Cohen Hall


Ph.D. (Comparative Literature) University of Chicago
M.A. (Divinity) University of Chicago
B.A. (English with Anthropology) University of Michigan

Research Interests: 

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

Selected Publications: 

Divination and Human Nature: A Cognitive History of Intuition in Antiquity (2016)

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

Mantikê: Studies in Ancient Divination, ed. with Sarah Iles Johnston (2005)

The Birth of the Symbol: Ancient Readers at the Limits of Their Texts (2004)