Dr Cressida Ryan


Cressida Ryan read Classics (MA, MPhil) at the University of Cambridge before becoming a secondary school teacher. She then completed a PhD at the University of Nottingham (“The reception of Sophocles’ Oedipus at Colonus in Eighteenth-Century England and France”). After her PhD she was the Classics Outreach Officer for the University of Oxford, and then the Schools Liaison and Access Officer at Merton College, Oxford. She now teaches New Testament Greek.

Research Area/s

Biblical Studies, New Testament

Research Interests

Sophocles, especially the Oedipus at Colonus. The reception of Sophocles in Europe 1500-1800. Neo-Latin drama, especially British Neo-Latin 1600-1700. Language pedagogy.


Twitter: @CressidaRyan


Select Publications

  • Sophoclean scholarship as a tool to interpret eighteenth-century England

    Ryan, DC
  • Camerarius and Sophocles

    RYAN, C
  • Sophocles Sublimis

    Ryan, C
  • Introduction

    RYAN, C, Langerwerf, L
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