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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.

Qualifications

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

Research

Research keywords

  • Historical Studies
  • Language Studies
  • Roman History and Literature

Research expertise

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

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
210300Historical Studies100

Memberships

Body relevant to professional practice.

  • ordinary member - Australasian Sociaety for Classical Studies
  • Committee member for HSC Latin - NSW Board of Studies
  • ordinary member - Society for the promotion of Roman studies

Appointments

Committee member (High School Certificate, Latin)
Board of Studies, NSW (Australia)
01/10/2005 - 01/06/2006
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Highlighted Publications

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YearCitationAltmetricsLink
1984Bellemore J, Nicolaus of Damascus: Life of Augustus,, Bristol Classical Press, Bristol, United Kingdom, 133 (1984) [A1]
1989Bellemore J, 'When did Valerius Maximus write the Dicta et Facta Memorabilia?', Antichthon: journal of ancient world studies, 23 67-80 (1989) [C1]
2007Bellemore J, 'Tiberius and Rhodes', Klio: Beitraege zur Alten Geschichte, 89 417-453 (2007) [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]

Publications

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Book (2 outputs)

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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 (5 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, New York 38-49 (2012) [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]
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]
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 (20 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2009Bellemore J, 'Dion Cassius: Roman history: Livres 45 and 46', Classical Review, 59 629-630 (2009) [C3]
2008Bellemore J, 'Cicero's retreat from Rome in early 58 BC', Antichthon, 42 100-120 (2008) [C1]
2007Bellemore J, 'Tiberius and Rhodes', Klio: Beitraege zur Alten Geschichte, 89 417-453 (2007) [C1]
2007Bellemore J, 'Tiberus and Rhodes', Klio: Beitraege zur Alten Geschichte, 89 417-453 (2007) [C1]
2003Bellemore J, 'Cassius Dio 57.20.1-57.22.4 and the Chronology of A.D. 21', Classical Quarterly, 53 268-285 (2003) [C1]
2003Bellemore J, 'Cassius Dio and the chronology of A.D. 21', Classical Quarterly, 53.1 268-285 (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, 'Gaius the pantomime', Antichthon: journal of ancient world studies, 28 65-79 (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]
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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2002 (3 grants)

Teaching development grant$5,000
Funding Body: Awarded by the Council for University Teaching and Staff Development (Maquarie University and the Un

SchemeRole
Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,00020022003
GNo:22583212

2002 Pacific Rim Roman Literature Seminar Wellington, NZ, 23-26 June 2002$506
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Jane Bellemore
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$50620022002
GNo:G0182000

Teaching and Development Grant:$0
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

SchemeRole
Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$020022003
GNo:22583097

2001 (2 grants)

Annual Conference for the Australian Society for Classical Studies, Adelaide 5-9 February 2001$795
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Jane Bellemore
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$79520012001
GNo:G0180703

Teaching Development award$0
Funding Body: Council for University Teaching and Staff Development (Maquarie University and the University of Syd

SchemeRole
Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$020012002
GNo:22583170
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions0

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2014M Philosophy (Classics)Co-SupervisorRe-Writing Numa: The Political Usage of Numa Pompilius in the Age of Augustus
2014PhD (Classics)Principal SupervisorThe Gallic Wars: A Reassessment of Caesar's Interpretation of Gallic Leadership and Military Response to Rome
2013PhD (Classics)Co-SupervisorAncestry and Suetonius' De Vita Caesarum
1989Masters History
University of Western Australia
Principal SupervisorManilius' Astronomica
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Dr Jane Bellemore

Work Phone(02) 4921 5231
Fax(02) 4921 6940
Email
PositionSenior Lecturer
School of Humanities and Social Science
Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaClassics
Office
MCLG 24,
McMullin Building,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/jane-bellemore