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Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University

Miriam Carlisle

Associate Professor of Classics

109 Baker Hall
(540) 458-8196




Ph. D. (Classical Philology) Harvard University

A. M.  (Classical Philology) Harvard University

B. A.  (Classics) Newton College (Boston College)


Greek and Latin Epic Poetry, Greek and Latin Lyric Poetry, Roman Life and Literature from the Late Republic through the Neronian Period, Ancient Sanctuaries, Literary Prophetesses, Ancient Games and Public Spectacle, Ancient Greek Coins.


Introductory Latin Courses: First and Second Year Latin

Advanced Latin Seminars: Virgil's Eclogues and Georgics, Virgil's Aeneid, Latin Elegaic Poetry, Neronian Literature, Horace and Catullus, Roman Historians, Roman Letters,  Latin Prose Composition

General Education Courses offered in English: The World of the Late Republic, The World of Augustus, Greek and Roman Art and Archaeology


Selected Publications

Nine Essays on Homer, ed. with O. Levaniouk, Rowman and Littlefield, 1998.