Greek literature and culture – specifically fifth-century Greek tragedy; the study of late antiquity, specifically the development of Christianity and new forms of pagan and Christian literature; nineteenth-century studies, specifically the relation between antiquity and religion in Victorian culture; the city of Jerusalem in its Victorian and modern context.
- Fellow, Australian Academy of Humanities, 2020
- Foreign Secretary, British Academy, 2019
- Runciman Medal, 2013
- Robert Lowrie Patten Prize, 2012
- Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2009
- Goldhill, S. (1986). Reading greek tragedy. Cambridge University Press
- Goldhill, S. (2009). Jerusalem: City of Longing. Harvard University Press
- Goldhill, S. (2022). The Christian Invention of Time: Temporality and the Literature of Late Antiquity. Cambridge University Press
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