Classics and Ancient History is home to a number of research projects and networks.
Some are based wholly in Manchester, some are collaborative ventures with colleagues based in other Universities or organisations. The department is also closely involved with the University's John Rylands Research Institute, and in particular its project on the world-renowned Rylands Papryi.
Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms
The project aims to examine the entire Arabic commentary tradition on the Aphorisms
The Female Roman Life Course
An international network which aims to undertake a comprehensive, interdisciplinary study of the female life course in the Roman world.
This project will establish for the first time how many collections of Greco-Roman letters currently exist, and how they are ordered and read.
Fragments of the Roman Historians
This project, directed by Professor Tim Cornell, was responsible for producing the new edition of the fragmentary Roman Historians.
Ancient Epistolography Network
The network aims to raise the profile of ancient letter writers from Plato to Sidonius Apollinaris and to galvanize the study of ancient letter collections.