About Dr Paul Roche

Dr Roche’s research interests include: Public imagery and political dissent in the late republic and early principate; Latin epic and Roman political oratory.

Current projects

  •  Rhetoric, Civil War, and Redemption in Cicero’s Caesarian Orations
  • (ed.) Defining Praise: Pliny’s Panegyricus in Context (due early 2009)

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Selected publications

Books
  • Lucan, De Bello Ciuili 1: A Commentary (Oxford University Press 2009)
  • (co-ed.) Writing Politics in Imperial Rome (Leiden: Brill 2009).
  • (ed.) Pliny’s Praise: the Panegyricus in the Roman World (Cambridge University Press 2011).
Articles
  • ‘Meleager’s grasshopper (12 G–P = AP 7.195) and Tityrus’ bees (Verg. Ecl. 1.53–5)’ Mnemosyne accepted 4/ 2012
  • ‘Lucan’s Bellum Ciuile in the Thebaid’ in W. Dominik and C. Newlands (eds) `Brill’s Companion to Statius (Leiden)
  • ‘Author and authority in the prefaces of Pliny the Elder’s Natural History and Quintilian’s Institutio Oratoria’ in A. Zissos (ed.) A Companion to the Flavian Age of imperial Rome (Wiley-Blackwell)
  • ‘Self-representation and performativity’ in S. Braund and J. Osgood (eds) A Companion to Persius and Juvenal (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012) 190–216.
  • ‘The Panegyricus and the monuments of Rome’ in P. Roche (ed.) Pliny’s Praise: the Panegyricus in the Roman World. (Cambridge University Press, 2011) 45–66
  • ‘Pliny’s thanksgiving: an introduction to the Panegyricus’ in P. Roche (ed.) Pliny’s Praise: the Panegyricus in the Roman World. (Cambridge University Press, 2011) 1–28
  • ‘Lucan’, ‘Lucullus’, and ‘Marius’ in M. Gagarin (ed.) The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome (Oxford University Press, 2009).
  • (with W. J. Dominik and J. Garthwaite) ‘Writing imperial politics: the context’ in W. J. Dominik, J. Garthwaite, P. A. Roche (eds) Writing Politics in Imperial Rome (Leiden: Brill 2009) 1-21.
  • ‘The ivy in the conquering bay: Quintilian on Domitian and Domitianic policy’ in W. J. Dominik, J. Garthwaite, P. A. Roche (eds) Writing Politics in Imperial Rome (Leiden: Brill 2009) 367-85