Dr. Simona Martorana

ROOTS associate member

Leibnizstraße 8, R. 514
Phone: +49 431 880-2661

I am a scholar in classical languages and literature, combining a rigorous philological reading of the texts with modern theoretical approaches, particularly from gender, posthumanism, medical humanities, and ecocriticism studies. With this interdisciplinary approach, I conduct research on Latin literature, particularly imperial poetry and Medieval Latin philology, with a particular interest in texts focusing on the relationship between humans and animals, such as fables. My current research explores the relationship between human and natural ‘disease’ in the works of three Latin poets, Lucretius, Vergil, and Seneca.

Photo: Roberto Martorana


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