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Maya Alapin

PhD Student


Previous Degree/s: BA Liberal Arts, St. John's College; MPhil, University of Oxford.

Philosophical Interests: Plato, Indian philosophy (especially Yoga), mysticism, metaphysics.


2009 ‘Athletic Cults in Ancient Greece’ translation from French in Sport in the Greek and Roman Worlds, ed. Scanlon.

2009 ‘The Straussian Exegesis of Xenophon: The Paradigmatic Case of Memorabilia IV 4’ translation from French in ed. Gray: Xenophon.

2008 The Life of a Death; a review of The Death of Socrates, by Emily Wilson, Oxonian Review of Books.

2008 Review: Socrates on Trial, A Play by Andrew Irvine; Bryn Mawr Classical Review.

2008 ‘How to End an Ode’ translation from French in Horace’s Odes and Epodes, ed. Lowrie

A copy of Maya's academic CV may be viewed here.


2008 Roses, Eroticism and the Good Life, Southwest Texas PCA/ACA conference.

2008 Chiasmus in Plato and Homer, Work-in-Progress, Classics Dept, University of Oxford.

2007 Chiasmus in Homer and Plato. AMPAL, Nottingham, UK.

2006 The Abolition of the Nuclear Family and Total Communism: was Plato serious? Annual Meeting of Postgraduates in Ancient Literature (AMPAL), Manchester, UK.