Your browser is unsupported

We recommend using the latest version of IE11, Edge, Chrome, Firefox or Safari.

Fall 2022 Courses in CAMS

Looking for a course? Check out our online brochure of courses in Classics and Mediterranean Studies (CAMS).
Photo of Dee, James H.

James H. Dee, PhD

Associate Professor Emeritus

Classics and Mediterranean Studies

CV Download:

James H. Dee CV

About

Areas of Research and Publication:

Greek and Roman Epic Poetry; Latin Poetry of the Augustan Age

Selected Publications

Iuncturae Homericae: A Study of Noun-Epithet Combinations in the Iliad and the Odyssey. Alpha-Omega, Reihe A, Vol. 256. Hildesheim/New York: Olms- Weidmann 2010, xvi & 487 pp.

Repertorium Ovidii Metamorphoseon Hexametricum: A Repertory of the Hexameter Patterns in Ovid, Metamorphoses. Alpha-Omega, Reihe A, Vol. 246 Hildesheim/New York: Olms- Weidmann 2006, xxi & 424 pp.

Repertorium Vergilianae Poesis Hexametricum: A Repertory of the Hexameter Patterns in Virgil, Bucolica, Georgica, Aeneis. Alpha-Omega, Reihe A, Vol. 243 Hildesheim/New York: Olms- Weidmann 2005, xviii & 458 pp.

Education

BA, University of Rochester
PhD, University of Texas at Austin

Research Currently in Progress

Works in Progress

  • A book entitled The Death of the Afterlife, which examines and refutes notions about the afterlife, specifically those regarding the idea that personhood will survive or be reconstituted post-mortem.
  • An expansion of my 2004 CJ article The Absence of Whiteness, which explores the idea of conventional skin-tone racial identity, or lack thereof, on the part of the ancient Greeks and Romans.
  • A follow up to Iuncturae Homericae, which is to be a thorough study of the epithetic expressions gathered in Part 1.
  • An NEH Fellowship project entitled Humanitas Romana.
  • Introductory commentary in R. J. Cunliffe’s Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect and Homeric Proper and Place Names, a consolidated reprint which will see both works in a single volume for the first time.