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Dr Andrea Giannotti

Teaching Fellow

Teaching Fellow in the Department of Classics and Ancient History


Andrea Giannotti is Teaching Fellow in Classics in the Department of Classics & Ancient History of Durham University, where he received his PhD Degree in July 2019 with a thesis entitled 'The Pre-Play Ceremonies of the Athenian Great Dionysia: A Reappraisal', supervised by P.S. Horky, Andrea Capra, and the late P.J. Rhodes, and planned to be published in 2024/2025. Before taking over this role, Andrea Giannotti has been Postdoctoral Researcher at the Italian Institute for Historical Studies ‘Benedetto Croce’ in Naples (2021-2023), and is currently Executive Member of the International Centre for Studies in Ancient Theatre of the University of Turin and Teaching Assistant in the Department of Humanities of the University of Turin. He is also member-contributor of the epigraphic Axon Project of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and member-contributor of Attic Inscriptions Online. 

His areas of specialisation are Greek tragedy (mainly Aeschylus and Euripides), Greek history and epigraphy, on which he has published several papers and delivered many talks, lectures, and presentations. His most recent interests include cognitive studies, alternative memory, and digital humanities in Classics.His commented Italian edition of Euripides’ ‘Suppliant Women’ (with an introduction of Andrea Capra) was published in April 2023 with the Milan press ‘BUR Rizzoli’ - Euripides' 'Children of Heracles' will be published in 2025 by the same press. Also, the 'Letters of the Pseudo-Euripides' (jointly authored with G.A. Gazis) will be published in 2025 by LUP (Aris & Phillips).

For a full list of his publications, take a look at his Academia profile (

Office hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2-3PM (Room 207); always available to arrange online meetings.

Research interests

  • Ancient Greek tragedy, history and politics


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