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Dr Christopher Whitton

Dr Christopher Whitton

Christopher Whitton is a Senior Lecturer in Classics at the University of Cambridge. Originally from Lancaster, he held scholarships at Eton College, Harvard University and St John’s College, Cambridge, where he took a starred First in Classics. On receiving his doctorate in 2007, he was appointed to a tenured Faculty position at Cambridge, where he teaches Greek and Latin language and literature; he is also Fellow, Director of Studies in Classics and Director of Music at Emmanuel College. He has published books with Cambridge and Oxford University Presses and writes for the Times Literary Supplement. Christopher’s research focuses on Roman literature, history and culture, but his interests and expertise extend across the ancient Mediterranean world. He began lecturing on cruises in 2014 and has accompanied groups around the Adriatic, the Aegean, the classical sites of Turkey, and the Black Sea.

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