Dr Kathryn Welch
Department of Classics and Ancient History
School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI)
Quadrangle Building A14
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia
office: Room 805 MacCallum
fax: 9351 3918
Fields of Expertise
- Political and social transformation of Rome between Republic and Empire
- Republican and Augustan Topography of Rome
- The wider Mediterranean World in the first century BC
- Appian and Roman ideology
MA Sydney; PhD Queensland; Dip. Hum. (Latin) UNE; Dip. Ed. Sydney
- Societas: III Symposium on Roman Imperial Ideology (Cume Italy, 2002) ‘Cicero, Oppius and Balbus and the Myth of Alexander’
- Societas: VI Symposium on Roman Imperial Ideology (Cume Italy, 2003) ‘Nimium felix: Caesar the anti-dictator’
- The Lost Memoirs of Augustus (Hay-on-Wye, Wales 2005) ‘Alternative memoirs: tales from the other side of the civil war’
- Welch, K. and Hillard, T.W. (eds), Roman Crossings: theory and practice in the Roman Republic, Classical Press of Wales 2005
- Powell, A. and Welch, K. (eds), Sextus Pompeius, Duckworth/ Classical Press of Wales 2002
- Welch K. and Powell, A. (eds) Julius Caesar as Artful Reporter: the war commentaries as political instruments, Duckworth/ Classical Press of Wales 1998
Chapters in books
- 'Velleius Paterculus’ Portrait of Livia'. Velleius Paterculus: Making History (E. Cowan ed) Swansea 2011, 309-334.
- 'Alternative Memoirs: tales from the other side of the civil war', The Lost Memoirs of Augustus (C.J. Smith and A. Powell eds) Swansea. 2009, 195–224.
Reviewed: Henderson, BMCR;
- 'Nimium Felix: Caesar’s felicitas and Cicero’s Philippics’ in T.R. Stevenson and M. Wilson (eds), Cicero’s Philippics: history, rhetoric, ideology (Polygraphia: Auckland 2008), 181–213.
Reviewed: Henderson, BMCR;
Ramsey, Classical Review, CR 61, 2011
- (2005) ‘Lux and Lumina in Cicero’s Rome: a metaphor for the Res Publica and her leaders’, in Welch and Hillard, (eds), Roman Crossings: 313-338
- (2002a) ‘Both Sides of the Coin: Sextus Pompeius and the so-called Pompeiani’ in Powell. and Welch. (eds), Sextus Pompeius: 1-30
- (2002b) ‘Sextus Pompeius and the Res Publica 43-39BC’, in Powell and Welch (eds), Sextus Pompeius: 31-63
- (1998) ‘Caesar and his officers in the Gallic War Commentaries’ in Welch and Powell , Julius Caesar as Artful Reporter: 85-110
- ‘Maiestas Regia and the Donations of Alexandria of 34BC’ Mediterranean Archaeology 19/20, 2006/7 (published 2008), 181–192.
- ‘Atticus, a Banker in Politics?’, Historia, 40, 1996, 450-471.
- ‘The Career of M. Aemilius Lepidus 49-44 BC’, Hermes, 123, 1995, 443-454.
- ‘The Office of Praefectus Fabrum in the late Republic’, Chiron, 25, 1995, 131-145
- ‘Antony, Fulvia, and the Ghost of Clodius in 47 B.C.’, Greece and Rome, 62, 1995, 182-201
- ‘The Praefectura Urbis of 45 B.C. and the Ambitions of L. Cornelius Balbus’, Antichthon, 24, 1990, 53-69
- ANHS2607 Rome 90BC-AD14: the making of a world-city (with Frances Muecke)
- ANHS6904 Cleopatra’s Nose and other appendages
- ANHS6901 Rome and the Politics of Space: the emperors
- Units on Republican Rome, the Mediterranean World and Historiography
- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Postgraduate Committee: committee member
- 1995-2005: Australasian Society for Classical Studies: departmental representative
- 1995-present: Staff liaison officer for the annual student journal Edubba: Studies in Ancient History