Elizabeth Nabney

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PhD in Classical Studies

  • About

    Elizabeth grew up in Birmingham (UK) and graduated with a BA in Classics from Oxford University in 2012.  She has recently completed an MA in Classics at University College London, where she wrote her thesis on a group of unpublished papyri of Theocritus.  Whilst there she delivered a workshop paper on wet-nursing contracts as evidence for child exposure and slavery in Roman Egypt.  Her interests include papyrology (both literary and documentary), Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt, Hellenistic poetry, early Greek hexameter and Greek historical linguistics.  Aside from her studies, she enjoys taking class in ballet and ballroom dancing.