Tobias Reinhardt

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Tobias Reinhardt (born 31 August 1971) is a German classical scholar, specialising in Latin literature and ancient philosophy. Since 2008, he has been the Corpus Christi Professor of Latin at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford. [1] [2] [3]


Early life and education

Reinhardt was born on 31 August 1971 in Gross-Gerau, West Germany. [4] He was educated at Kronberg-Gymnasium Aschaffenburg. [4] He then studied Latin and Ancient Greek at the University of Frankfurt, where he completed the Staatsexamen . [3] [4] [5] In 1997, he matriculated into Corpus Christi College, Oxford to undertake postgraduate studies in classical philology. [3] His doctoral supervisors were Michael Frede and Michael Winterbottom. [3] He completed his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in 2000 with a thesis titled "A commentary on Cicero's 'Topica'". [4] [6]

Academic career

During Trinity Term of the 2000/2001 academic year, Reinhardt was a college lecturer in classical philosophy at New College, Oxford and in Latin literature at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. [3] For the 2001/2002 academic year, he was a junior research fellow in ancient philosophy at Merton College, Oxford. [4] In 2002, he was elected a Fellow of Somerville College, Oxford, where he was also tutor in Latin and Ancient Greek. [4] He was additionally a university lecturer in classical languages and literature in the Faculty of Classics, University of Oxford between 2002 and 2008. [3] In 2008, he was appointed Corpus Christi Professor of Latin, and as such was elected a Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford. [4]

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  2. "Reinhardt, Prof. Tobias". Who's Who 2018 . Oxford University Press. 1 December 2017. doi:10.1093/ww/9780199540884.013.247077.{{cite web}}: Missing or empty |url= (help)
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  4. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 "Reinhardt, Prof. Tobias". Who's Who 2019 . Oxford University Press. 1 December 2018. Retrieved 30 March 2019.
  5. "Professor Tobias Reinhardt". Faculty of Classics. University of Oxford. Retrieved 30 March 2019.
  6. Reinhardt, Tobias (2000). "A commentary on Cicero's 'Topica'". E-Thesis Online Service. The British Library Board. Retrieved 30 March 2019.

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Preceded by Corpus Christi Professor of Latin
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