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prof. dr. O.M. (Onno) van Nijf

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PhD Supervision

Completed PhD's:

Current PhD supervision:


I have organised the following workshops around the research of students of this group

I teach (with pleasure) at all levels of BA and MA, in History, and Classics as well as our interdisciplinary research MA Classical, Medieval and Early Modern Studies (CMEMS), and University College Groningen

  • Topics of Third year BA courses have included:

Greek athletics, Roman religion, The cultural history of death in antiquity; The city of Athens;

  • Topics of MA courses: have included:

Romans and their food; Citizenship in the Hellenistic polis; Greek religion; Greeks and Romans; The Impact of Empire; Memory in the Ancient World, Athens and Rome

All my course have a strong interdisciplinary character, they are designed with historians, classicists, archaeologists and students of religion in mind.

  • MA dissertations supervised by me have included:

Ruler cult in Commagene, Sparta and Apollo, The epigraphy of Greek sanctuaries, The commemoration of the battle of Marathon, Statues for women in Roman Asia Minor, Greek festivas in honour of Rome

  • BA dissertations supervised by me have included:

Greek body culture, Roman Associations, Byzantine Hooliganism, Roman Gladiators, Greek religion, The cult of Dionysos, Ruler cult in Roman Egypt, Greek aristocracies and athletics, Greek gymnasia, Greek democracy under Rome.

  • Greek epigraphy

I have a special interest in Greek epigraphy.  Since 2009   I teach an interuniversity course on Greek Epigraphy at the Netherlands Institute of Athens, set up for Dutch MA and PhD students.

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