Dr Jane Bellemore

Senior Lecturer

School of Humanities and Social Science (Classics)

Career Summary

Biography

Dr Bellemore's main research interest lies in the historiography of the Late Roman Republic and the Julio-Claudian period. She has published a book on the Early Imperial writer Nicolaus of Damascus, and articles on Cicero, Valerius Maximus, Josephus, Plutarch, Appian and Dio Cassius. She has also published research on The Plague of Athens, as presented by Thucydides. Dr Bellemore also has a special research interest in teaching Latin to beginners and teaches in two main historical areas, Greek and Roman. She has taught courses covering the periods: Late Bronze Age Aegean, Archaic Greece, Fifth century Athens, Middle Roman Republic, Late Roman Republic, and Early Roman Empire (until the end of the Julio-Claudian regime). Dr Bellemore has also taught lierature in translation and Mythology. In addition, Dr Bellemore has taught Latin at all levels and also Greek.

Research Expertise
Historiography of the Late Roman Republic and Early Empire, Cicero's works, Reign of Tiberius. 



Qualifications

  • PhD, University of London
  • Master of Arts, University of Western Australia
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Western Australia

Keywords

  • Historical Studies
  • Language Studies
  • Roman History and Literature

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
210399Historical Studies not elsewhere classified100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/01/2015 - Senior LecturerUniversity of Newcastle
School of Humanities and Social Science
Australia

Membership

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
Committee Member - NSW Board of StudiesNSW Board of Studies
Australia
Member - Society for the Promotion of Roman StudiesSociety for the Promotion of Roman Studies
Australia
Member - Australasian Society for Classical StudiesAustralasian Society for Classical Studies
Australia
1/10/2005 - 1/10/2006Committee Member (High School Certificate, Latin)NSW Board of Studies
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Book (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
1993De Heer C, Bellemore J, Maitland J, An introductory Latin course for university students, Dept of Classics and Ancient History, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia ISBN0864222998, 260 (1993) [A1]
1984Bellemore J, Nicolaus of Damascus: Life of Augustus,, Bristol Classical Press, Bristol, United Kingdom, 133 (1984) [A1]

Chapter (6 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Bellemore J, 'The identity of Drusus: The making of a Princeps', The Julio-Claudian Succession: Reality and Perception of the, Brill, Leiden 79-94 (2013) [B1]
2012Bellemore J, 'The Roman concept of Massacre: Julius Caesar in Gaul', Theatres of Violence: Massacre, Mass Killing, and Atrocity Throughout History, Berghahn Books 64-75 (2012)
2012Bellemore J, 'The Roman concept of massacre: Julius Caesar in Gaul', Theatres of Violence: Massacre, Mass Killing and Atrocity throughout History, Berghahn Books, New York 38-49 (2012) [B1]
2005Bellemore J, 'Cato's Opposition to Caesar in 59 BC', Roman Crossings: Theory and Practice in the Roman Republic, The Classical Press of Wales, Swansea 225-257 (2005) [B1]
2005Bellemore J, 'Cato's opposition to Caesar in 59', Roman Crossings: theory and practice in the Roman Republic, The Classical Press of Wales, Swansea, Wales 225-257 (2005) [B1]
2000Bellemore J, 'Pompey's Triumph over the Arabs', Studies in Latin literature and Roman history, Studies in Latin literature and Roman history, Bruxelles, Belgium 91-123 (2000) [B1]
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Journal article (21 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2009Bellemore J, 'Dion Cassius: Roman history: Livres 45 and 46', Classical Review, 59 629-630 (2009) [C3]
DOI10.1017/S0009840X09001450
2008Bellemore J, 'Cicero's retreat from Rome in early 58 BC', Antichthon, 42 100-120 (2008) [C1]
2007Bellemore J, 'Tiberus and Rhodes', Klio: Beitraege zur Alten Geschichte, 89 417-453 (2007) [C1]
2007Bellemore J, 'Tiberius and Rhodes', Klio: Beitraege zur Alten Geschichte, 89 417-453 (2007) [C1]
2003Bellemore J, 'Cassius Dio and the chronology of A.D. 21', Classical Quarterly, 53 268-285 (2003)
CitationsScopus - 2
2003Bellemore J, 'Cassius Dio and the chronology of A.D. 21', Classical Quarterly, 53.1 268-285 (2003) [C1]
DOI10.1093/cq/53.1.268
CitationsWeb of Science - 1
2003Bellemore J, 'Cassius Dio 57.20.1-57.22.4 and the Chronology of A.D. 21', Classical Quarterly, 53 268-285 (2003) [C1]
2002Bellemore J, 'The Date of Cicero's Pro Archia', Antichthon, 36 41-53 (2002) [C1]
2000Bellemore J, 'The Death of Agrippa Postumus and Escape of Clemens', Eranos, 98 93-114 (2000) [C1]
2000Bellemore J, 'The Death of Agrippa Postumus and the Escape of Clemens'', Eranos: acta philologica Suecana, 98 93-114 (2000) [C1]
2000Bellemore J, 'Pompey's Triumph over the Arabs', Latomus: Studies in Latin literature and Roman history X, 251 91-123 (2000) [C1]
1999Bellemore J, 'Josephus, Pompey and the Jews', Historia: Zeitschrift fuer Alte Geschichte, 48 94-118 (1999) [C1]
1996Bellemore J, 'The Quaestorship of Cato and the Tribunate of Memmius'', Historia: Zeitschrift fuer Alte Geschichte, 45 504-508 (1996) [C1]
1995Bellemore J, 'Cato the Younger in the East in 66 B.C.', Historia: Zeitschrift fuer Alte Geschichte, 44 376-379 (1995) [C1]
1995Bellemore J, 'The wife of Sejanus', Zeitschrift fuer Papyrologie und Epigraphik, 109 255-266 (1995) [C1]
1994Bellemore J, Plant IM, 'Thucydides, Rhetoric and Plague in Athens', Athenaeum: studi periodici di letteratura e storia dell antichita, 84 384-401 (1994) [C1]
1994Bellemore J, Plant IM, Cunningham LM, 'Plague of Athens - Fungal Poison?', Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, 49 521-545 (1994) [C1]
CitationsScopus - 5Web of Science - 5
1994Bellemore J, 'Gaius the pantomime', Antichthon: journal of ancient world studies, 28 65-79 (1994) [C1]
1992Bellemore J, 'The Dating of Seneca's Ad Marciam De Consolatione', Classical Quarterly, 42 219-234 (1992) [C1]
1990Bellemore J, Rawson BM, 'Alumni: the Italian Evidence', Zeitschrift fuer Papyrologie und Epigraphik, 83 1-19 (1990) [C1]
1989Bellemore J, 'When did Valerius Maximus write the Dicta et Facta Memorabilia?', Antichthon: journal of ancient world studies, 23 67-80 (1989) [C1]
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Review (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Bellemore J, 'Marcus Velleius Paterculus', The Literary Encyclopedia (2012) [D2]
2009Bellemore J, 'Review of Fromentin (V.) (ed.) Dion Cassius: Histoire romaine. Livres 45 & 46. Translated and annotated by Estelle Bertrand', Classical Review (2009) [D1]

Conference (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2010Bellemore J, 'Agrippina's conspiracies against Nero', 31st Conference of the Australian Society for Classical Studies, Perth, WA (2010) [E3]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants5
Total funding$6,301

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20023 grants / $5,506

Teaching development grant$5,000

Funding body: Council for University Teaching and Staff Development (Maquarie University and the University of Sydney

Funding bodyCouncil for University Teaching and Staff Development (Maquarie University and the University of Sydney
Project Team
SchemeUnknown
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2002
Funding Finish2003
GNo
Type Of FundingExternal
CategoryEXTE
UONY

2002 Pacific Rim Roman Literature Seminar Wellington, NZ, 23-26 June 2002$506

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamDoctor Jane Bellemore
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2002
Funding Finish2002
GNoG0182000
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

Teaching and Development Grant:$0

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project Team
SchemeUnknown
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2002
Funding Finish2003
GNo
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20012 grants / $795

Annual Conference for the Australian Society for Classical Studies, Adelaide 5-9 February 2001$795

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamDoctor Jane Bellemore
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2001
Funding Finish2001
GNoG0180703
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

Teaching Development award$0

Funding body: Council for University Teaching and Staff Development (Maquarie University and the University of Sydney

Funding bodyCouncil for University Teaching and Staff Development (Maquarie University and the University of Sydney
Project Team
SchemeUnknown
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2001
Funding Finish2002
GNo
Type Of FundingExternal
CategoryEXTE
UONY
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Research Supervision

Current Supervision

CommencedResearch Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2015Revised Limits of Participation in Public Life: Roman Aristocratic Women in the Late Republic, and the Emergence of Court Society in the Early Imperial Period
Studies In Human Society, Faculty of Education and Arts
Principal Supervisor

Past Supervision

YearResearch Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2014Re-Writing Numa: The Political Usage of Numa Pompilius in the Age of Augustus
Studies In Human Society, Faculty of Education and Arts
Co-Supervisor
2014The Gallic Wars: A Reassessment of Caesar's Interpretation of Gallic Leadership and Military Response to Rome
Studies In Human Society, Faculty of Education and Arts
Principal Supervisor
2013Ancestry and Suetonius' De Vita Caesarum
Studies In Human Society, Faculty of Education and Arts
Co-Supervisor
1998Manilius' Astronomica
History, University of Western Australia
Principal Supervisor
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Dr Jane Bellemore

Position

Senior Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science
Faculty of Education and Arts

Focus area

Classics

Contact Details

Emailjane.bellemore@newcastle.edu.au
Phone(02) 4921 5231
Fax(02) 4921 6940

Office

RoomMCLG 24
BuildingMcMullin Building
LocationCallaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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