Daniel Škoviera

Prof. PhDr. Daniel Škoviera, PhD. 

Professor emeritus 

Section: Classical Philology 

Room: G 340 

Phone: +421 2 9013 2298 

E-mail: daniel.skovierauniba.sk, daniel.skovieragmail.com 


Prof. Daniel Škoviera specialises on Neo-Latin philology, theory of translation of classical languages and ancient metrics. He concentrates on translating, analysing and interpreting texts of Neo-Latin authors connected with the territory of Slovakia, mostly its eastern part, e. g. Leonard Stöckel, Valentinus Ecchius. He is an editor and reviewer of texts of Neo-Latin authors; he was a member of the collective of translators preparing the Ecumenical translation of the New Testimony and Psalms (1997) and the co-author of the translation of the whole Plutarchos´ Biographies (2008). He translated the Roman History of Ammianus Marcellinus (1988), Cicero's rhetorical works, etc. Recently he has published series of articles about the founder of the classical studies in Slovakia Miloslav Okál and a monograph Miloslav Okál, the first professor of classics in Slovakia.

His teaching activities covered Greek, Roman and Neo-Latin literature, ancient Greek and Roman religion and mythology, metrics, Latin stylistics, biblical Greek, reading of Roman lyric poetry.