Patrick Finglass


Patrick J. Finglass is a British classicist of Ancient Greek literature and the Henry Overton Wills Professor of Greek at the University of Bristol and former Fifty-Pound Fellow at All Souls College Oxford.[1][2] His field of research includes Greek lyric poetry and Greek tragedy, with a particular interest in the authors Sophocles, Euripides, Pindar, and Stesichorus. He is a current editor of The Classical Quarterly,[3] and has penned numerous articles and critical editions of Greek texts with extensive commentary.

Patrick J. Finglass
Alma materSt. John's College, Oxford

Selected published worksEdit

  • 2021 - The Cambridge Companion to Sappho (Cambridge, with Adrian Kelly)
  • 2020 - Female Characters in Fragmentary Greek Tragedy (Cambridge, with Lyndsay Coo)
  • 2019 - Sophocles (Cambridge)
  • 2018 - Sophocles: Oedipus the King (Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries)
  • 2015 - Stesichorus in Context (Cambridge, with Adrian Kelly)
  • 2014 - Stesichorus: The Poems (Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries, with Malcolm Davies)
  • 2011 - Sophocles: Ajax (Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries)
  • 2007 - Sophocles: Electra (Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries)


  1. ^ University of Bristol
  2. ^ All Souls College Oxford
  3. ^ The Classical Quarterly

External linksEdit

  • Author archive at OUP
  • The Cambridge Companion to Sappho
  • Female Characters in Fragmentary Greek Tragedy
  • Sophocles
  • Sophocles: Oedipus and the King
  • Stesichorus in context
  • Stesichorus: The poems
  • Sophocles: Ajax
  • Sophocles: Electra