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Professor Karen Ni-Mheallaigh



Reading fiction with Lucian: fakes, freaks and hyperreality, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2014.


The 'Phoenician letters' of Dictys of Crete and Dionysius Scytobrachion, Cambridge Classical Journal, no. 58, 2012, 181-193

'Ec[h]oing the ass-novel: reading and desire in *Onos*, *Metamorphoses* and *The Name of the Rose*.', Ramus, vol. 38, no. 1, 2009, 109-122

'Pseudo-documentarism and the limits of ancient fiction.', American Journal of Philology, vol. 129, no. 3, 2008, 403-431

'Philosophical framing: the *Phaedran* setting of *Leucippe and Clitophon*.', Ancient Narrative Supplementum, vol. 10, 2007, 231-244

'Plato alone was not there ... ': Platonic presences in Lucian, Hermathena, vol. 179, 2005, 89-103

'Protean texts: the changing materiality of texts in antiquity and today,', Material Culture, vol. 48.1, 44-54


'Reading the fraudulent text: Thessalus of Tralles and the book of Nechepso.', in Martinez J (eds) Fakes and forgers of Classical literature: ergo decipiatur!, Leiden: , 2014, 179-186

Lost in translation: The Phoenician Journal of Dictys of Crete, in The Romance Between Greece and the East, , 2011, 196-210


Lucian's Alexander: technoprophecy, thaumatology and the poetics of wonder, Miracles and wonders in Antiquity and Byzantium, Nicosia, University of Cyprus. Recognizing Miracles in Antiquity and Beyond, 2018, 225-256

'Monumental fallacy: the teleology of origins in Lucian's *Verae Historiae*.', Lucian in his world, Canterbury. A Lucian for our times, 2009, 11-28

'The game of the name: onymity and the contract of reading in Lucian.', Lucian of Samosata: Greek writer and Roman citizen, Barcelona, 16th - 19th Nov 2006. Lucian of Samosata: Greek writer and Roman citizen, 2006, 83-94