Philip Hardie is a Senior Research Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge, and Honorary Professor of Latin in the University of Cambridge. He was formerly Corpus Christi Professor of the Latin Language and Literature in the University of Oxford. He is also a Fellow of the British Academy.
He is the author of Virgil’s Aeneid: Cosmos and Imperium (Oxford 1986); The Epic Successors of Virgil (Cambridge 1993); Virgil Aeneid 9 (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics, Cambridge 1994); Ovid’s Poetics of Illusion (Cambridge 2002); Lucretian Receptions. History, The Sublime, Knowledge (Cambridge 2009); Rumour and Renown. Representations of Fama in Western Literature (Cambridge, forthcoming); and editor of The Cambridge Companion to Ovid (2002) and co-editor (with Stuart Gillespie) of The Cambridge Companion to Lucretius (2007). He is currently co-editing (with Patrick Cheney) a volume on the Renaissance in the Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature, and completing a commentary on Ovid, Metamorphoses 13-15 for the Fondazione Valla.