Carolina Ruthenbürger, M.Ed.

Carolina took English and Latin at the University of Göttingen (2013–2019), where she completed her master's degree in April 2019. From 2014–2017 Carolina worked as a student assistant in the project SAPERE and the Göttingen Classics department (Prof. Dr. Peter Kuhlmann). In the academic year 2017–18, she worked as a Modern Foreign Language Assistant at Kingswood School, Bath, UK. Carolina is now a PhD student working on a comprehensive study of two Middle English Alexander poems, including a thorough examination of their Latin sources. She is a research assistant in the Department’s digital homilies project (ECHOE) and holds a scholarship from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes.

PhD Project

The Middle English Alexander A and B – Sources, Poetics, and Cultural Rereadings

Research Interests

  • Medieval reception of classical literature
  • Medieval narratology
  • Alexander the Great in the Middle Ages
  • Medieval translations from Latin into the English vernacular
  • Middle English alliterative verse


  • “Omar Khalaf (ed.). 2017. Alexander and Dindimus. Edited from Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Bodley 264. Middle English Texts 55. Heidelberg: Winter, liv + 80 pp., 8 plates, 2 tables, € 44.00.” Anglia 137.3. 13 September 2019: 498–501. Print.