Thomas Biggs

Thomas Biggs (PhD Yale) is an Assistant Professor of Classics at the University of Georgia.

His main research interests are Roman literature and culture, especially the genres of ancient epic and historiography as well as the era of the Punic Wars.

Thomas Biggs is currently working on a monograph about Naevius’ Bellum Punicum. He is also co-editing (together with Jessica Blum) a new compendium on epic poetry entitled Home and Away: The Epic Journey in Greek and Roman Literature.

His recent and forthcoming publications on topics ranging from Livy's History of Rome and Vergil’s Eclogae to Carthage and Rome in the culture of Republican Rome can be found in journals such as Classical Philology, Classical Journal, and American Journal of Philology.