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

Code Description Percentage
210399 Historical Studies not elsewhere classified 100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Senior Lecturer University of Newcastle
School of Humanities and Social Science
Australia

Membership

Dates Title Organisation / Department
Committee Member - NSW Board of Studies NSW Board of Studies
Australia
Member - Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies
Australia
Member - Australasian Society for Classical Studies Australasian Society for Classical Studies
Australia
1/10/2005 - 1/10/2006 Committee 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For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.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)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
1993 De 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]
1984 Bellemore J, Nicolaus of Damascus: Life of Augustus,, Bristol Classical Press, Bristol, United Kingdom, 133 (1984) [A1]

Chapter (6 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2013 Bellemore 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]
2012 Bellemore 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)
2012 Bellemore 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]
2005 Bellemore 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]
2005 Bellemore 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]
2000 Bellemore 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)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2009 Bellemore J, 'Dion Cassius: Roman history: Livres 45 and 46', Classical Review, 59 629-630 (2009) [C3]
DOI 10.1017/S0009840X09001450
2008 Bellemore J, 'Cicero's retreat from Rome in early 58 BC', Antichthon, 42 100-120 (2008) [C1]
2007 Bellemore J, 'Tiberus and Rhodes', Klio: Beitraege zur Alten Geschichte, 89 417-453 (2007) [C1]
2007 Bellemore J, 'Tiberius and Rhodes', Klio: Beitraege zur Alten Geschichte, 89 417-453 (2007) [C1]
2003 Bellemore J, 'Cassius Dio and the chronology of A.D. 21', Classical Quarterly, 53 268-285 (2003)
Citations Scopus - 2
2003 Bellemore J, 'Cassius Dio and the chronology of A.D. 21', Classical Quarterly, 53.1 268-285 (2003) [C1]
DOI 10.1093/cq/53.1.268
Citations Web of Science - 2
2003 Bellemore J, 'Cassius Dio 57.20.1-57.22.4 and the Chronology of A.D. 21', Classical Quarterly, 53 268-285 (2003) [C1]
2002 Bellemore J, 'The Date of Cicero's Pro Archia', Antichthon, 36 41-53 (2002) [C1]
2000 Bellemore J, 'The Death of Agrippa Postumus and Escape of Clemens', Eranos, 98 93-114 (2000) [C1]
2000 Bellemore J, 'The Death of Agrippa Postumus and the Escape of Clemens'', Eranos: acta philologica Suecana, 98 93-114 (2000) [C1]
2000 Bellemore J, 'Pompey's Triumph over the Arabs', Latomus: Studies in Latin literature and Roman history X, 251 91-123 (2000) [C1]
1999 Bellemore J, 'Josephus, Pompey and the Jews', Historia: Zeitschrift fuer Alte Geschichte, 48 94-118 (1999) [C1]
1996 Bellemore J, 'The Quaestorship of Cato and the Tribunate of Memmius'', Historia: Zeitschrift fuer Alte Geschichte, 45 504-508 (1996) [C1]
1995 Bellemore J, 'Cato the Younger in the East in 66 B.C.', Historia: Zeitschrift fuer Alte Geschichte, 44 376-379 (1995) [C1]
1995 Bellemore J, 'The wife of Sejanus', Zeitschrift fuer Papyrologie und Epigraphik, 109 255-266 (1995) [C1]
1994 Bellemore J, Plant IM, 'Thucydides, Rhetoric and Plague in Athens', Athenaeum: studi periodici di letteratura e storia dell antichita, 84 384-401 (1994) [C1]
1994 Bellemore J, Plant IM, Cunningham LM, 'Plague of Athens - Fungal Poison?', Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, 49 521-545 (1994) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 5Web of Science - 5
1994 Bellemore J, 'Gaius the pantomime', Antichthon: journal of ancient world studies, 28 65-79 (1994) [C1]
1992 Bellemore J, 'The Dating of Seneca's Ad Marciam De Consolatione', Classical Quarterly, 42 219-234 (1992) [C1]
1990 Bellemore J, Rawson BM, 'Alumni: the Italian Evidence', Zeitschrift fuer Papyrologie und Epigraphik, 83 1-19 (1990) [C1]
1989 Bellemore 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)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2012 Bellemore J, 'Marcus Velleius Paterculus', The Literary Encyclopedia (2012) [D2]
2009 Bellemore 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)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2010 Bellemore 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 grants 5
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 body Council for University Teaching and Staff Development (Maquarie University and the University of Sydney
Project Team
Scheme Unknown
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2002
Funding Finish 2003
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Type Of Funding External
Category EXTE
UON Y

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

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Doctor Jane Bellemore
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2002
Funding Finish 2002
GNo G0182000
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Teaching and Development Grant:$0

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team
Scheme Unknown
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2002
Funding Finish 2003
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20012 grants / $795

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

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Doctor Jane Bellemore
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2001
Funding Finish 2001
GNo G0180703
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Teaching Development award$0

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

Funding body Council for University Teaching and Staff Development (Maquarie University and the University of Sydney
Project Team
Scheme Unknown
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2001
Funding Finish 2002
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Type Of Funding External
Category EXTE
UON Y
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Research Supervision

Current Supervision

Commenced Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2015 Revised 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

Year Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2014 Re-Writing Numa: The Political Usage of Numa Pompilius in the Age of Augustus
Studies In Human Society, Faculty of Education and Arts
Co-Supervisor
2014 The 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
2013 Ancestry and Suetonius' De Vita Caesarum
Studies In Human Society, Faculty of Education and Arts
Co-Supervisor
1998 Manilius' 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

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

Office

Room MCLG 24
Building McMullin Building
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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