Description: CML faculty



Robert W. Cape, Jr., Professor of Classics

Bob Cape received a B.A. in Latin and M.A. in History from the University of Arizona, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Classics from UCLA. He teaches Latin, Greek, and ancient history, with special interests in Latin prose, rhetoric, women in antiquity, and Roman social and intellectual history. He has also taught about the ancient world in science fiction and is interested in classical receptions. He conducts classes in Rome in the January term. Dr. Cape has published many reviews and articles on Roman historiography, rhetoric, Greek and Roman women, ancient slavery, and Cicero . He is currently working on a book on science fiction and classics and on several projects related to Cicero and Roman political language. He has been recognized for outstanding teaching and research by Austin College and has received awards for teaching from the American Philological Association and for research from the National Endowment for the Humanities. He is also the Chief Reader for the new Advanced Placement Latin Examination.

Office Hours:

Office Hours for Bob Cape


Fall 2012:

Latin 101: Elementary Latin I


Latin 201: Intermediate Latin I


Latin 414: Medieval Latin and Palaeography


Spring 2013:






Links to previously taught courses with Web resources

Web Projects:

·  Virtual Catalog of Roman Coins

·  Internet Workbook for the Oxford Latin Course

·  Vita Romana Cottidiana (Roman Daily Life Teaching Resources)


·  L'Année philologique on the Web

·  Barrington Atlas of the Greek & Roman World

·  The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies

·  Roman Law Resources

·  VRoma Project

·  TOCS-IN: An online database of tables of contents for the major journals in Classics. Search now:

include pre-1992 articles
include articles in collections

·  American Philological Association
   -- APA Agora -- see "In the News"!

·  American Classical League

·  Classical Association of the Middle West and South

·  Texas Classical Association

[Austin College Department of Classical & Modern Languages]
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Robert W. Cape, Jr.,
Professor of Classics
Classical & Modern Languages
900 N. Grand, Suite 61653
Sherman, TX 75090-4400
phone: (903) 813-2241 (no messages)  fax: (903) 813-2011


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