Prof. Dr. Marcus Deufert

Prof. Dr. Marcus Deufert

Professor

Klassische Philologie (Latinistik)
Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 3309
04107 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-37711

Abstract

Marcus Deufert is full professor of Latin at the University of Leipzig. He studied Greek, Latin and German at the Univ. of Würzburg, Cologne, Cambridge (UK) and Bonn and held earlier academic positions at the universities of Göttingen and King's College London.

He teaches the full range of Roman Literature from the beginnings to the end of antiquity, with a focus on the Classical and early Imperial period.

His published works include a Teubner Edition of Lucretius (2019) with a volume of prolegomena (2017) and a critical commentary (2018). He is currently preparing a critical edition of the fragments of Roman Comedy. The project ist funded as 'Langfristvorhaben' by DFG.

He is member of the editorial boards of i. a. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, Lustrum, Hermes, and Bibliotheca Teubneriana.

He has received scholarships and fundings from Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, Alex ander-von-Humboldt-Stiftung, DFG and BMBF. He is member of Academia Europaea.

  • „Poetarum comicorum Romanorum fragmenta – The fragments of the Roman comic poets. Critical edition, digital edition, and studies“
    Deufert, Marcus
    Duration: 10/2020 - ongoing
    Funded by: DFG Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
    Involved organisational units of Leipzig University: Klassische Philologie (Latinistik)
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more projects

  • Deufert, M. (Ed.)
    Titus Lucretius Carus. De rerum natura Libri VI
    Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter. 2019
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  • Deufert, M.
    Kritischer Kommentar zur Lukrezens ‚De rerum natura‘
    Berlin/Boston: DeGryuter. 2018
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  • Deufert, M.
    Prolegomena zur Edition Teubneriana des Lukrez
    Berlin: De Gruyter. 2017
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  • Deufert, M.
    The Roman Comedians and their Plays: Metrics and Music
    Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2014. p. 477-497
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more publications

  • Herausgeberschaft: Bibliotheca Teubneriana
    Deufert, Marcus (Klassische Philologie (Latinistik))
    awarded in 2020.
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  • Akademiemitgliedschaften: Ordentliches Mitglieder der Academica Europaea
    Deufert, Marcus (Klassische Philologie (Latinistik))
    awarded in 2016.
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  • Herausgeberschaft: Leipziger Studien zur Klassischen Philologie
    Deufert, Marcus (Klassische Philologie (Latinistik))
    awarded in 2016.
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  • Herausgeberschaft: Lustrum. Internationale Forschungsberichte aus dem Bereich der Klassischen Philologie
    Deufert, Marcus (Klassische Philologie (Latinistik))
    awarded in 2016.
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  • Herausgeberschaft: Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte
    Deufert, Marcus (Klassische Philologie (Latinistik))
    awarded in 2016.
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