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John Nicholson

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Senior Lecturer

Academic History

Ph.D. 1991, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Classics

M.A. 1986, University of Georgia, Classics

B.A. 1980, University of the South, Medieval Studies



Cicero's Return from Exile - Hard copy of the book is available for inspection in the Alexander Room, Park Hall 222 (shelved among other Classics Faculty's books). 

Reviews of Cicero's Return from Exile

D.H. Berry

Christopher P. Craig

P.M. Martin


"Chiasmus in Catullus 85"

"Catullus 84: In vino veritas?"

"The Survival of Cicero's Letters"

"Goats and Gout in Catullus 71"

"The Delivery and Confidentiality of Cicero's Letters"


Medusa: Solving the Riddle of the Gorgon - S.R. Wilk

Cicero's Correspondence - G.O. Hutchinson

The Classical Roman Reader - K. Atchity

The Speeches of Cicero - P. MacKendrick

Cicero: The Fragmentary Speeches - J.W. Crawford

Form as Argument in Cicero's Speeches - C.P. Craig

Cicero's Social and Political Thought - N. Wood

Research Interests:

Latin Literature

Undergraduate Programs

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