Daniel Caner

B.A., Princeton, 1986
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, AHMA, 1998
Ph.D. Granted: 
Wandering, Begging Monks, Social Order, and the Promotion Monasticism in the Roman East, 360-451 C.E. (S. Elm)
daniel [dot] caner [at] uconn [dot] edu

Employment: Associate Professor of History & Classics, University of Connecticut, Storrs. 

Dissertation: "Wandering, Begging Monks, Social Order and the Promotion of Monasticism in the Roman East, 360-451 CE.") 

Interests: Late Antique social & cultural history; early monasticism 


Major Publications:

2004. "Sinai Pilgrimage and Ascetic Romance: Pseudo-Nilus's Narrationes in Context." In L.Ellis and F.L. Kidner, eds., Travel,Communication and Geography in Late antiquity: Sacred and Profane. Ashgate, 135-47.

2002. Wandering, Begging Monks: Spiritual Authority and the Promotion of Monasticism in Late Antiquity. Transformation of the Classical Heritage 33. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.

2000. "Notions of 'Strict Discipline' & Apostolic Tradition in Early Definitions of Orthodox Monasticism." In S.Elm, É.Rebillard, and A.Romano, eds., Orthodoxie, Christianisme, Histoire (Orthodoxy, Christianity, History), 23-34. Collection de l'École français de Rome 270. Rome: École français.

2000. "Nilus of Ancyra and the Promotion of a Monastic Elite." Arethusa 33: 401-410.

1997. "The Practice and Prohibition of Self-Castration in Early Christianity." Vigiliae Christianae 51:396-415.