Sophia Papaioannou

Sophia Papaioannou is Professor of Latin Literature at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She holds degrees in Classics from the Universities of Crete (BA) and Texas at Austin (MA, PhD), and specializes in Roman Comedy, Latin Epic and Augustan literature more broadly. She also works on imperial Epic and the interaction of Greek and Latin literature and culture in the Late Antiquity. Her current research includes a commentary on Plautus' Curculio and a book on Nonnus' Dionysiaca. Papaioannou's major publications include the following: 1. Epic Succession and Dissension: Ovid, Metamorphoses 13.623-14.582, and the Reinvention of the Aeneid. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte 73 (Berlin and New York: De Gruyter, 2005). 2. Redesigning Achilles: The ‘Recycling’ of the Epic Cycle in Ovid, Metamorphoses 12.1-13.620. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte 89 (Berlin and New York: De Gruyter, 2007). 3. Titi Macci Plauti, Miles Gloriosus, Translation with an Introduction and Commentary [In Greek] (Athens: Smili, 2009). Revised edition, 2010. 4. (co-edited with A.K. Petrides) New Perspectives on Post-Classical Comedy. Pierides II. [Series Editors: P.R. Hardie and S. Kyriakidis] Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010. 5. (ed.) Terence and Interpretation. Pierides IV. [Series Editors: Philip Hardie and Stratis Kyriakidis] Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014. 6. (co-edited with Patricia Johnston and Edit Kraehling) Et in Arcadia ego... Landscapes of the Early Roman Empire and their Later Repercussions. Special Issue of the Journal Acta Antiqua Academiae Scientiarum Huncgaricae 53 (2014). 7. (co-edited with Patricia Johnston and Attilio Mastrocinque) Animals in Greek and Roman Religion and Myth. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016. 8. (co-edited with Beatrice da Vela and Andreas Serafim) The Theatre of Justice: Aspects of Performance in Greco-Roman Oratory and Rhetoric (Leiden/New York: Brill, 2017). 9. (co-edited with Andreas Michalopoulos and Andrew Zissos) Dicite, Pierides: Classical Studies in Honour of Stratis Kyriakidis. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017.