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Prof. Cyrino's current research focuses on Classics and popular culture, especially film and television.
Her book Big Screen Rome (2005) surveys several films on the image of ancient Rome. She has published numerous articles on films such as Gladiator, Troy, Alexander, 300, and Black Orpheus. She is the editor of two volumes on the HBO series, Rome, Season One: History Makes Television (2008), and Rome, Season Two: Trial and Triumph (2015). She is also the editor of Screening Love and Sex in the Ancient World (2013), and co-editor (with Meredith E. Safran) of Classical Myth on Screen (2015). Prof. Cyrino has served as a consultant on numerous film and television productions.
Prof. Cyrino's literary research centers on eros in ancient Greece, including a book In Pandora's Jar: Lovesickness in Early Greek Poetry (1995), and numerous articles on Greek lyric, tragedy, and myth. Her book Aphrodite (2010) traces the meaning of the Greek goddess of love.
Prof. Cyrino teaches Classics courses to several hundreds of students, as well as Greek and Latin seminars. She is the author of a widely used textbook, A Journey Through Greek Mythology (2008).
Prof. Cyrino was awarded the American Philological Association's Excellence in Teaching Classics award (1999).