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Dr Moloney is a Senior Lecturer in Classical Studies. Before coming to Winchester, Eoghan studied Classics and English at Maynooth University, and Classics at Darwin College, Cambridge, writing his doctorate on the ancient Macedonians (under the supervision of Paul Cartledge). He was also an IRCHSS postdoctoral research fellow (2004-2006) and Lecturer in Ancient History at the University of Adelaide (2006-2012). After another spell at his alma mater, this time as lecturer in the Department of Ancient Classics, Eoghan joined the Department of History in the summer of 2015.

Qualifications: B.A., M.A., PhD. (Cantab.)

Areas of expertise

Teaching and supervision

  • Ancient Greek Culture and Society
  • Ancient Greek History
  • Ancient Macedonia
  • Peace in the ancient world
  • Classical Reception
  • Murder in the Ancient City (module coordinator)
  • Taught MA: The Fall of the Ancient City



Articles & chapters


  • M. Revermann ed., The Cambridge Companion to Greek Comedy (Cambridge 2014), in Phoenix 70.3/4 (2016)
  • V. Vahtikari, Tragedy Performances outside Athens in the Late Fifth and the Fourth Centuries BC (Helsinki 2014), in Classical Review 66 (2016)
  • A. D’Angour, The Greeks and the New (Cambridge 2011), in Classical Review 64 (2014)
  • S. Lewis ed., Ancient Tyranny (Edinburgh 2006), in JHS 129 (2009)
  • J. Romm ed., Alexander the Great: Selections from Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius (Indianapolis & Cambridge 2006), in Classical Review 56 (2006)
  • J. Beer, Sophocles and the Tragedy of Athenian Democracy (Westport, CT 2004), in Classical Review 55 (2005)


Selected paper presenations and conference organisation

  • International discussion panel on ‘Peace and Reconciliation’ at the Celtic Conference in Classics (Edinburgh 2014)
  • Advanced research workshop on ‘Ancient Peace, Modern Lessons’ for the Dept. of Ancient Classics & the Edward M. Kennedy Institute at Maynooth University (2014)
  • June 2016: ‘Classics in the van of the Irish revolt: ancient ideals and 1916’ (part of the Classics and Irish Politics 1916-2016 conference at the University of Notre Dame, Irish Seminar Series 2016)
  • August 2015: ‘Courts, Kings, and all theatrical kings’ (to the Classical Association of Ireland annual meeting, Dublin 2015)
  • June 2014: ‘‘…he never made peace…but just put off war.’ The ‘factitious humanity’ of Philip II’ (to the Celtic Classics Conference, Edinburgh)
  • April 2014: ‘‘Neither Agamemnon nor Thersites, Achilles nor Margites...’ The Argead kings in our ancient sources’ (to the Classical Association annual conference)
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