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Classics Ireland Journal

About Classics Ireland
Classics Ireland is a peer-reviewed, Dublin-based journal for the study of the ancient world, in particular ancient Greece and Rome and their modern legacy. It is published by the Classical Association of Ireland, which was founded in 1908. Classics Ireland has been published annually since 1994. It publishes articles on all aspects of the ancient world, though it maintains a particular focus on articles on the classical tradition in Ireland and the Celtic world. Submissions of both academic and general interest are welcome.

ISSN 0791-9417

Notes for Contributors
Contributions are welcome on all aspects of the language, history, archaeology, and literature of Greek and Roman antiquity, especially if there is an Irish dimension. Contributions should to be scholarly, but not technical. All Greek and Latin must be translated. Minimal footnotes are preferred. Articles should not normally exceed 5,000 words and will be independently refereed before formal acceptance for publication. Copyright remains with the author. Authors will receive one copy of the journal in which their article appears. Reviews should not normally exceed 1,000 words. Please address all manuscripts and books for review to Shane Wallace, Department of Classics, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland (

Guidelines for Contributors
Guidelines for Reviewers

Classics Ireland is available in both print and electronic form. Previous issues are available on JSTOR to subscribing institutions and individuals (

If you would like to subscribe to Classics Ireland please contact the membership secretary, Prof. Andrew Smith (, or the editor, Dr. Shane Wallace (

€30 – Ordinary Subscription
€20 – Student and Retired Subscription

Current Volume: Classics Ireland 23-24 (2016-2017)

Andreas Seraphim
'Revisiting Sexual Invective: Demosthenes as Kinaidos in Aeschines’ Speeches', pgs. 1-30
Rhoda Cronin-Allanic

'From Halicarnassus to Cork: The story of how a collection of objects from Halicarnassus and Cnidus found their way to Queen’s College Cork in the 1860s', pgs. 31-49
Athina Papachrysostomou

'Mapping the Athenian Democracy: Plutarch on the Political History of Athens', pgs. 50-101
Douglas Cairns

'Word and Deed: Brendan Kennelly’s Antigone', pgs. 102-129

Presidential Address 2016
Caroline Costello
'Ancient Shipwrecks and New Insights', pgs. 130-145

Book Reviews, pgs. 146-176

Shane Wallace (Trinity College Dublin)

Editorial Board
Isabella Bolger (Classical Association of Ireland)
John Curran (Queen's University Belfast)
Martine Cuypers (Trinity College Dublin)
Andrew Erskine (University of Edinburgh)
Edward Herring (National University of Ireland, Galway)
Fiona Macintosh (University of Oxford)
Maeve O’Brien (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)
Arryn Penn (Classical Association of Ireland Teachers)
Alexander Thein (University College Dublin)
Catherine Ware (University College Cork).

Advisory Editors
Jo Day (University College Dublin)
Raoul McLaughlin (Classical Association in Northern Ireland)
Conor Trainor (University of Warwick)

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