Bedia Demiriş is a Professor in the Department of Latin Language and Literature at Istanbul University.
She was born in Istanbul, Turkey in 1962. She received the B.E. degree in Latin Language and Literature from the Faculty of Letters in Istanbul University, in 1983, and the M.A. and also the Ph. D. degrees in Latin Language and Literature from the Institute of Social Sciences in Istanbul University, in 1987 and in 1990 respectively.
In 1984, she joined the Department of Latin Language and Literature of the Faculty of Letters in Istanbul University, as an assistant, and in 1993 became an Assistant Professor. In the same Department, she became an Associate Professor in 1998, and a Professor in 2007.
Her current research interests include prose in Latin literature, especially ancient historiography, Latin paleography and textual criticism, history of classical philology. In recent years, she has focused on historical Latin grammar and ancient grammar theories.
Since 1995 she is a Fellow of the Turkish Institute of Archaeology. In 2012 she has served on the Symbolae Philologorum Posnaniensium Graecae et Latinae (Poznan, Adam Mickiewicz University) Board of referees.
Since 1993 she teaches Latin grammar, translation from Latin to Turkish, Roman historiography, textual criticism on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
- Faculty of Literature
- Ancient Languages and Cultures
- Latin Language and Literature