Prof. Andrea Rotstein

Department of Classics
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Associate Professor, Department of Classics



Research Students

  • Abraham Arouetty, 'Α study of the lexical and narrative aspects of fear in Vergil’s Aeneid' (MA dissertation, 2010)
  • Blum, Barak (MA dissertation, 2013)



  • Rotstein, Andrea, Literary History in the Parian Marble (Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University Press, forthcoming 2015).
  • Rotstein, Andrea, The Idea of Iambos (Oxford University Press, December 2009).


  • Rotstein, Andrea, ‘Cretan Nomoi: Archilochus fr. 232W without Heraclides Lembus’, forthcoming Classical Quarterly.
  • Rotstein, Andrea, ‘The Parian Marble and the Mnesiepes Inscription’, Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 190, 2014, 3-9.
  • Rotstein, Andrea, ‘The Ancient Literary History of Iambos’, in: L. Swift and C. Carey (eds.), Greek Iambos and Elegy: New Approaches, Oxford University Press (forthcoming 2015).
  • Rotstein, Andrea, ‘Mousikoi Agones and the Conceptualization of Genre in Ancient Greece’,  Classical Antiquity 31.1, 2012, 92-127.
  • Rotstein, Andrea, ‘Critias’ invective against Archilochus’, Classical Philology  102, 2007, 139-54.
  • Rotstein, Andrea, ‘Aristóteles: sobre a história da poesia (Poética 1448b20-1449b9)’, translated by Alexandre Pinheiro Hasegawa, Proceedings of the II Simpósio de Estudos Clássicos da Universidade de São Paulo, 6-8 November 2006, São Paulo, 2007, 21-37. (‘Aristotle on the History of Poetry’, English version available upon request).
  • Rotstein, Andrea, “‘I do not care about iamboi” (Archil. Fr. 215W)’, in: D. Katsonopoulou, I. Petropoulos & S. Katsarou (eds.), Archilochos and His Age. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on the Archaeology of Paros and the Cyclades (Paroikia, Paros, 7-9 October 2005), Paros Monograph Series No II. Athens, 2008, 65-80.
  • Rotstein, Andrea, ‘Aristotle, Poetics 1447a13-16 and Musical Contests’, ZPE 149, 2004, 39-42.
  • Rotstein, Andrea, ‘Archilochus and the System of Genres in Archaic Literature’, N. Wasserman (ed.), Wool from the Loom: The Development of Literary Genres in Ancient Literature, The Magnes Press, Jerusalem, 2001, 23-37 (in Hebrew).
  • ‘El Juicio de Dionisos en Ranas de Aristofanes’, Argos 15-16, Buenos Aires, 1991-1992, 139-147.
  • Rotstein, Andrea, ‘Demosthenes Or. 22 14.5-15.1’, The Oxyrhynchus Papyri (forthcoming).

Other Publications

  • Book Review on ‘The Birth of Literary Fiction in Ancient Greece’ by Margalit Finkelberg (OUP, 1998), Scripta Classica Israelica XIX, Jerusalem, 2000, 285-289.
  •  ‘Apocrypha’, ‘Batrachomyomachia’, ‘Contest of Homer and Hesiod’, ‘Margites’ in: Finkelberg, M. (ed.), The Homer Encyclopedia (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011).
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