Markus Asper is professor of Greek at the Humboldt University since 2010. He started and completed his studies as a classicist in Freiburg and Vienna. After finishing his PhD and his Habilitation, he went to the United States in 2003 where he stayed until 2010 (at Princeton, in State College and New York). His work focuses mainly on two areas: Hellenistic poetry and the literature of ancient Greek science and technology. Major projects for the coming years are a book on “Writing Science in Antiquity” and a new edition with commentary and translation of Callimachus’ Aetia.
- May 17, 2013TalkPart of: The Transformation of Antique Spaces in Late AntiquitySpeaker
- May 17, 2013ConferenceOrganiser
- Mar 12, 2011WorkshopParticipant