Professor Catherine Steel

  • Professor of Classics (Classics)
  • Dean of Research (Arts College Senior Management)

telephone: 01413304382
email: Catherine.Steel@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Roman Republican History; Cicero; Roman Oratory


Grants

2011-12

  • 141,000: British Academy mid-career fellowship - 'SPQR: the Roman Republican Senate in the 21st century'
  • £881,000: European Research Council - 'The fragments of Republican Roman Oratory'

2010-2011

  • £17,500: Director of Classics, HEA HCA subject centre
  • £450: Carnegie Trust: 'Reconsidering Roman Government at the end of the Republic: Pompeius' lex de prouinciis in context'0

2009-2010

  • £15,000: Director of Classics, HEA HCA subject centre

Supervision

  • John Bollan, PhD, 'The pontifex maximus in the late Republic'
  • Chritopher Burden-Strevens, PhD, Dio the Rhetorician: Studies in Rhetoric and Rhetorical Education in Cassius Dio’s ‘Roman History’
  • Jennifer Hilder, PhD, A New Study of the Rhetorica ad Herennium

Teaching

Roman History; Latin language and prose literature


Publications

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Number of items: 37.

2018

Gray, C., Balbo, A., Marshall, R. M.A. and Steel, C. E.W. (Eds.) (2018) Reading Republican Oratory: Reconstructions, Contexts, Receptions. Oxford University Press: Oxford. ISBN 9780198788201 (In Press)

2017

Steel, C. (2017) Cicero’s defence of Sextus Roscius and the Sullan Res Publica. Lampas, (Accepted for Publication)

Steel, C. (2017) Defining public speech in the Roman Republic: occasion, audience and purpose. In: Rosillo-López, C. (ed.) Political Communication in the Roman World: Transmission and Exchange. Series: Impact of Empire (27). Brill: Leiden, pp. 17-33. ISBN 9789004350830

Steel, C. (2017) Speech without limits: defining informality in Republican Oratory. In: Papaioannou, S., Serafim, A. and Da Vela, B. (eds.) The Theatre of Justice: Aspects of Performance in Greco-Roman Oratory and Rhetoric. Series: Mnemosyne supplements, monographs on Grek and Latin language and literature (403). Brill: Leiden, pp. 75-89. ISBN 9789004334649 (doi:10.1163/9789004341876_007)

Steel, C. , Gray, C., Van Der Blom, H. and Marshall, R. (2017) The Fragments of the Roman Republican Orators: Text, Translation and Commentary. Oxford University Press: Oxford. (Accepted for Publication)

2016

Steel, C. (2016) Early career prosecutors: forensic activity and senatorial careers in the Late Republic. In: Du Plessis, P. J. (ed.) Cicero's Law: Rethinking Roman Law of the Late Republic. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 205-227. ISBN 9781474408820

2015

Steel, C. (2015) The Roman political year and the end of the Roman Republic. In: Goušchin, V. and Rhodes, P. J. (eds.) Deformations and Crises of Ancient Civil Communities. Franz Steiner Verlag: Stuttgart, pp. 141-155. ISBN 9783515111621

Steel, C. (2015) Introduction: the legacy of the Republican Roman Senate. Classical Receptions Journal, 7(1), pp. 1-10. (doi:10.1093/crj/clu011)

2014

Steel, C. (2014) Rethinking Sulla: the case of the Roman Senate. Classical Quarterly, 64(2), pp. 657-668. (doi:10.1017/S0009838814000421)

Steel, C. (2014) The Roman senate and the post-Sullan res publica. Historia, 63(3), pp. 323-339.

Steel, C. (2014) Rhetoric and pedagogy in Ancient Rome. In: The Oxford Handbook of Rhetorical Studies. Oxford University Press: Oxford. ISBN 9780199731596 (doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199731596.013.016)

2013

Steel, C. (Ed.) (2013) The Cambridge Companion to Cicero. Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge. ISBN 9780521729802

Steel, C. and Van Der Blom, H. (Eds.) (2013) Community and Communication: Oratory and Politics in Republican Rome. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199641895

Steel, C. (2013) Cicero's autobiography: narratives of success in the pre-consular orations. Cahiers du Centre Gustave Glotz, 23, pp. 251-266.

Steel, C. (2013) The End of the Roman Republic, 146-44 B.C.: Conquest and Crisis. Series: Edinburgh history of Ancient Rome, 3. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh. ISBN 9780748619443

Steel, C. (2013) Pompeius, Helvius Mancia and the politics of popular debate. In: Steel, C. and van der Blom, H. (eds.) Community and Communication: Oratory and Politics in Republican Rome. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK, pp. 151-159. ISBN 9780199641895 (In Press)

Steel, C. (2013) Structure, meaning and authority in Cicero's dialogues. In: Follinger, S. and Muller, G.M. (eds.) Der Dialog in der Antike: Formen und Funktionen einer literarischen Gattung zwischen Philosophie, Wissensvermittlung und dramatischer Inszenierung. Series: Beiträge zur Altertumskunde (315). De Gruyter: Berlin, Germany, pp. 221-234. ISBN 9783110311839

Steel, C. and van der Blom, H. (2013) Introduction. In: Steel, C. and van der Blom, H. (eds.) Community and Communication: Oratory and Politics in Republican Rome. Oxford University Press: Oxford, pp. 1-7. ISBN 9780199640895

Van Der Blom, H. and Steel, C. (2013) Introduction. In: Community and Communication: Oratory and Politics in Republican Rome. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199641895

2012

Steel, C. (2012) The Lex Pompeia de Provinciis of 52 B.C.: a reconsideration. Historia, 61(1), pp. 83-93.

2011

Steel, C. (2011) Cicero's oratory of praise and blame and the practice of elections in the late Roman Republic. In: Smith, C. and Covino, R. (eds.) Praise and Blame in Roman Republican Rhetoric. Classical Press of Wales: Swansea, pp. 35-48. ISBN 9781905125463

Steel, C. (2011) Heroism and despair in Velleius' republican narrative. In: Cowan, E. (ed.) Velleius Paterculus: Making History. Classical Press of Wales: Swansea, pp. 265-277. ISBN 9781905125456

2010

Steel, C. (2010) Tribunician sacrosanctity and oratorical performance in the late republic. In: Berry, D.H. and Erskine, A. (eds.) Form and Function in Roman Oratory. Cambridge University Press, pp. 37-50. ISBN 9780521768955

Steel, C. and Gibson, R. (2010) The indistinct literary careers of Cicero and Pliny the younger. In: Hardie, P. and Moore, H. (eds.) Classical Literary Careers and Their Reception. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521762977

2009

Steel, C. (2009) Divisions of speech. In: Gunderson, E. (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Rhetoric. Series: Cambridge companions to literature. Cambridge University Press, pp. 77-91. ISBN 9780521860543

Steel, C.E. (2009) Friends, associates and wives. In: Griffin, M.T. (ed.) A Companion to Julius Caesar. Series: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World: Ancient History. Wiley-Blackwell: Chichester, UK, pp. 112-125. ISBN 9781405149235

Steel, C.E. (2009) Oratory. In: Erskine, A. (ed.) A Companion to Ancient History. Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world: ancient history. Wiley-Blackwell: Chichester, UK, pp. 67-76. ISBN 9781405131506

2008

Steel, C.E. (2008) Finessing failure: the Sixth Philippic. In: Stevenson, T. and Wilson, M. (eds.) Cicero's Philippics: History, Rhetoric, Ideology. Polygraphia: Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 255-265. ISBN 9781877332562

2007

Steel, C.E. (2007) Lost orators of Rome. In: Dominik, W.J. and Hall, J. (eds.) A Companion to Roman Rhetoric. Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world: literature and culture. Blackwell: Malden, USA, pp. 237-249. ISBN 9781405120913

Steel, C.E. (2007) Name and shame? Invective against Clodius and others in the post-exile speeches. In: Booth, J. (ed.) Cicero on the Attack: Invective and Subversion in the Orations and Beyond. Classical Press of Wales: Swansea, UK, pp. 105-127. ISBN 9781905125197

Steel, C.E. (2007) The rhetoric of the de frumento. In: Prag, J.R.W. (ed.) Sicilia Nutrix Plebis Romanae: Rhetoric, Law, and Taxation in Cicero's Verrines. Series: Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies: supplement (97). Institute of Classical Studies: London, UK, pp. 37-48. ISBN 9781905670116

2006

Steel, C.E. (2006) Consul and consilium: suppressing the Catilinarian conspiracy. In: Spencer, D. and Theodorakopoulos, E. (eds.) Advice and its Rhetoric in Greece and Rome. Series: Nottingham Classical Literature Studies (9). Levante: Bari, Italy, pp. 63-78. ISBN 9788879494397

Steel, C.E. (2006) Roman Oratory. Series: New surveys in the classics. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0521687225

2005

Steel, C.E. (2005) Reading Cicero: Genre and Performance in Late Republican Rome. Duckworth. ISBN 0715632795

2004

Steel, C.E. (2004) Being economical with the truth: what really happened at Lampsacus? In: Powell, J.G.F. and Paterson, J. (eds.) Cicero the Advocate. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK, pp. 233-251. ISBN 9780198152804

2003

Steel, C.E. (2003) Cicero's Brutus: the end of oratory and the beginning of history? Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies, 46, pp. 195-211.

2002

Steel, C.E. (2002) Cicero, Rhetoric and Empire. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0199248478

This list was generated on Sun Nov 19 18:52:23 2017 GMT.
Number of items: 37.

Articles

Steel, C. (2017) Cicero’s defence of Sextus Roscius and the Sullan Res Publica. Lampas, (Accepted for Publication)

Steel, C. (2015) Introduction: the legacy of the Republican Roman Senate. Classical Receptions Journal, 7(1), pp. 1-10. (doi:10.1093/crj/clu011)

Steel, C. (2014) Rethinking Sulla: the case of the Roman Senate. Classical Quarterly, 64(2), pp. 657-668. (doi:10.1017/S0009838814000421)

Steel, C. (2014) The Roman senate and the post-Sullan res publica. Historia, 63(3), pp. 323-339.

Steel, C. (2013) Cicero's autobiography: narratives of success in the pre-consular orations. Cahiers du Centre Gustave Glotz, 23, pp. 251-266.

Steel, C. (2012) The Lex Pompeia de Provinciis of 52 B.C.: a reconsideration. Historia, 61(1), pp. 83-93.

Steel, C.E. (2003) Cicero's Brutus: the end of oratory and the beginning of history? Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies, 46, pp. 195-211.

Books

Steel, C. , Gray, C., Van Der Blom, H. and Marshall, R. (2017) The Fragments of the Roman Republican Orators: Text, Translation and Commentary. Oxford University Press: Oxford. (Accepted for Publication)

Steel, C. (2013) The End of the Roman Republic, 146-44 B.C.: Conquest and Crisis. Series: Edinburgh history of Ancient Rome, 3. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh. ISBN 9780748619443

Steel, C.E. (2006) Roman Oratory. Series: New surveys in the classics. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0521687225

Steel, C.E. (2005) Reading Cicero: Genre and Performance in Late Republican Rome. Duckworth. ISBN 0715632795

Steel, C.E. (2002) Cicero, Rhetoric and Empire. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0199248478

Book Sections

Steel, C. (2017) Defining public speech in the Roman Republic: occasion, audience and purpose. In: Rosillo-López, C. (ed.) Political Communication in the Roman World: Transmission and Exchange. Series: Impact of Empire (27). Brill: Leiden, pp. 17-33. ISBN 9789004350830

Steel, C. (2017) Speech without limits: defining informality in Republican Oratory. In: Papaioannou, S., Serafim, A. and Da Vela, B. (eds.) The Theatre of Justice: Aspects of Performance in Greco-Roman Oratory and Rhetoric. Series: Mnemosyne supplements, monographs on Grek and Latin language and literature (403). Brill: Leiden, pp. 75-89. ISBN 9789004334649 (doi:10.1163/9789004341876_007)

Steel, C. (2016) Early career prosecutors: forensic activity and senatorial careers in the Late Republic. In: Du Plessis, P. J. (ed.) Cicero's Law: Rethinking Roman Law of the Late Republic. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 205-227. ISBN 9781474408820

Steel, C. (2015) The Roman political year and the end of the Roman Republic. In: Goušchin, V. and Rhodes, P. J. (eds.) Deformations and Crises of Ancient Civil Communities. Franz Steiner Verlag: Stuttgart, pp. 141-155. ISBN 9783515111621

Steel, C. (2014) Rhetoric and pedagogy in Ancient Rome. In: The Oxford Handbook of Rhetorical Studies. Oxford University Press: Oxford. ISBN 9780199731596 (doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199731596.013.016)

Steel, C. (2013) Pompeius, Helvius Mancia and the politics of popular debate. In: Steel, C. and van der Blom, H. (eds.) Community and Communication: Oratory and Politics in Republican Rome. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK, pp. 151-159. ISBN 9780199641895 (In Press)

Steel, C. (2013) Structure, meaning and authority in Cicero's dialogues. In: Follinger, S. and Muller, G.M. (eds.) Der Dialog in der Antike: Formen und Funktionen einer literarischen Gattung zwischen Philosophie, Wissensvermittlung und dramatischer Inszenierung. Series: Beiträge zur Altertumskunde (315). De Gruyter: Berlin, Germany, pp. 221-234. ISBN 9783110311839

Steel, C. and van der Blom, H. (2013) Introduction. In: Steel, C. and van der Blom, H. (eds.) Community and Communication: Oratory and Politics in Republican Rome. Oxford University Press: Oxford, pp. 1-7. ISBN 9780199640895

Van Der Blom, H. and Steel, C. (2013) Introduction. In: Community and Communication: Oratory and Politics in Republican Rome. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199641895

Steel, C. (2011) Cicero's oratory of praise and blame and the practice of elections in the late Roman Republic. In: Smith, C. and Covino, R. (eds.) Praise and Blame in Roman Republican Rhetoric. Classical Press of Wales: Swansea, pp. 35-48. ISBN 9781905125463

Steel, C. (2011) Heroism and despair in Velleius' republican narrative. In: Cowan, E. (ed.) Velleius Paterculus: Making History. Classical Press of Wales: Swansea, pp. 265-277. ISBN 9781905125456

Steel, C. (2010) Tribunician sacrosanctity and oratorical performance in the late republic. In: Berry, D.H. and Erskine, A. (eds.) Form and Function in Roman Oratory. Cambridge University Press, pp. 37-50. ISBN 9780521768955

Steel, C. and Gibson, R. (2010) The indistinct literary careers of Cicero and Pliny the younger. In: Hardie, P. and Moore, H. (eds.) Classical Literary Careers and Their Reception. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521762977

Steel, C. (2009) Divisions of speech. In: Gunderson, E. (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Rhetoric. Series: Cambridge companions to literature. Cambridge University Press, pp. 77-91. ISBN 9780521860543

Steel, C.E. (2009) Friends, associates and wives. In: Griffin, M.T. (ed.) A Companion to Julius Caesar. Series: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World: Ancient History. Wiley-Blackwell: Chichester, UK, pp. 112-125. ISBN 9781405149235

Steel, C.E. (2009) Oratory. In: Erskine, A. (ed.) A Companion to Ancient History. Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world: ancient history. Wiley-Blackwell: Chichester, UK, pp. 67-76. ISBN 9781405131506

Steel, C.E. (2008) Finessing failure: the Sixth Philippic. In: Stevenson, T. and Wilson, M. (eds.) Cicero's Philippics: History, Rhetoric, Ideology. Polygraphia: Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 255-265. ISBN 9781877332562

Steel, C.E. (2007) Lost orators of Rome. In: Dominik, W.J. and Hall, J. (eds.) A Companion to Roman Rhetoric. Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world: literature and culture. Blackwell: Malden, USA, pp. 237-249. ISBN 9781405120913

Steel, C.E. (2007) Name and shame? Invective against Clodius and others in the post-exile speeches. In: Booth, J. (ed.) Cicero on the Attack: Invective and Subversion in the Orations and Beyond. Classical Press of Wales: Swansea, UK, pp. 105-127. ISBN 9781905125197

Steel, C.E. (2007) The rhetoric of the de frumento. In: Prag, J.R.W. (ed.) Sicilia Nutrix Plebis Romanae: Rhetoric, Law, and Taxation in Cicero's Verrines. Series: Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies: supplement (97). Institute of Classical Studies: London, UK, pp. 37-48. ISBN 9781905670116

Steel, C.E. (2006) Consul and consilium: suppressing the Catilinarian conspiracy. In: Spencer, D. and Theodorakopoulos, E. (eds.) Advice and its Rhetoric in Greece and Rome. Series: Nottingham Classical Literature Studies (9). Levante: Bari, Italy, pp. 63-78. ISBN 9788879494397

Steel, C.E. (2004) Being economical with the truth: what really happened at Lampsacus? In: Powell, J.G.F. and Paterson, J. (eds.) Cicero the Advocate. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK, pp. 233-251. ISBN 9780198152804

Edited Books

Gray, C., Balbo, A., Marshall, R. M.A. and Steel, C. E.W. (Eds.) (2018) Reading Republican Oratory: Reconstructions, Contexts, Receptions. Oxford University Press: Oxford. ISBN 9780198788201 (In Press)

Steel, C. (Ed.) (2013) The Cambridge Companion to Cicero. Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge. ISBN 9780521729802

Steel, C. and Van Der Blom, H. (Eds.) (2013) Community and Communication: Oratory and Politics in Republican Rome. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199641895

This list was generated on Sun Nov 19 18:52:23 2017 GMT.