Dr. John Aveline

John Aveline teaches Introduction to Greek Civilization and Introduction to Roman Civilization at Corpus Christi College. His areas of specialization are Julio-Claudian history, Aristophanes, historiography, epigraphy, numismatics and Latin language. He has published a number of articles and book reviews on these subjects.

John has taught at a Brock University, McMaster University, University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University. John has also provided Latin translation services to academics, organizations and private individuals.

Currently, John is researching the use of Classical Latin in tattoos and what it reveals about the place of Latin in contemporary society.


PhD – Roman History (2006) – University of Calgary

MA – Classics (1989) – McMaster University

BA – Classics, honours (1987) – Brock University