Recent Publications


Diliana Angelova, "Weaver of Tales: The Veroli Box and the Power of Eros in Byzantium" in S. Constantinou and M. Meyer (eds.), Emotions and Gender in Byzantine Culture (2018), 191-244.

Susanna Elm (co-ed.), Antioch II: The Many Faces of Antioch. Intellectual Exchange and Religious Diversity (350-450 CE) (2018).

Erich Gruen, "Polybius and Ethnicity," in N. Mitsios and M. Taliolaki (eds.), Polybius and his Legacy (2018), 13-34.

Erich Gruen, "Diaspora and the 'Assimilated' Jew," in F. E.  Greenspahn (ed.), Early Judaism: New Insights and Scholarship (2018), 52-70.

Chris Hallett, “Three Bouleuteria from Roman and Late Antique Aphrodisias” (co-authored with U. Quatember), in M.Aurenhammer (ed.), Sculpture in Roman Asia Minor: Proceedings of the International Conference at Selçuk, 1st-3rd October 2013 (2018), 353-64.

Todd Hickey, “The Coptic and Greek Papyri of the Istituto Nazionale di Archeologia e di Storia dell’Arte (P.INASA)” (with Jennifer Cromwell), Rivista dell’Istituto Nazionale di Archeologia e Storia dell’Arte 73 (2018).

Todd Hickey, “Completing (Almost) a Census Declaration: P.Heid. IV 298 + P.Lund inv. 177
 (with Rodney Ast), in Πολυμάθεια: Studi classici offerti a Mario Capasso (2018), 15–19.

Emily Mackil, “Property Security and its Limits in Classical Greece,” in M. Canevaro et al. (eds.), Ancient Greek History and Contemporary Social Science (2018).

Duncan MacRae, “The Freedman’s Story: An Accusation of Witchcraft in the Social World of Early Imperial Roman Italy (CIL 11.4639),” Journal of Roman Studies 108 (2018), 53-73.

Duncan MacRae, “Diligentissumus investigator antiquitatis? 'Antiquarianism' and historical evidence between Republican Rome and the early modern Republic of Letters,” in C. Smith and K. Sandberg (eds.), Omnium annalium monumenta: Historical Writing and Historical Evidence in Republican Rome (2018), 137-156.

Carlos Noreña, “Die Stadt Rom als System sozialer Kontrolle,” in P. Eich and K. Wojchiech (eds.), Die Verwaltung der Stadt Rom in der Hohen Kaiserzeit. Formen der Kommunikation, Interaktion und Vernetzung (2018), 225-51.

Carlos Noreña (ed.), A Cultural History of Western Empires: Antiquity (2018).

Carlos Noreña, “Introduction,” in C. Noreña (ed.), A Cultural History of Western Empires: Antiquity (2018), 1-37.

Carlos Noreña, “Imperial Representation and Distributional Politics under Severus Alexander,” in N. Elkins and J. DeRose Evans (eds.), Concordia Disciplinarum: Essays on Ancient Coinage, History, and Archaeology in Honor of William E. Metcalf (2018), 209-222.

Lisa Pieraccini, “An Egyptian Tomb, an Etruscan Inscription and the Funerary Monument of an American Civil War Officer,” in J. Swadding (ed.), An Etruscan Affair (2018), 188-194.

Lisa Pieraccini, “Collecting Etruscans for California,” in A. Carpino and R. De Puma (eds.), Etruscans in North America – Archaeological Institute of America Selected Papers on Ancient Art (2018), 45-58.

Andrew Stewart​, "Classical Sculpture from the Athenian Agora, Part 1: The Pediments and Akroteria of the Hephaisteion," Hesperia 87.4 (2018), 681-741.



Diliana Angelova, “Ivory: Mythological Subjects;” “Relic, Translation of;” and “Textile;” in P. C. Finney (ed.), Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art (2017), 718-23, 407-9, 576-87.

Melissa Cradic​, "Embodiments of Death: The Funerary Sequence and Commemoration in the Bronze Age Levant," ​Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research ​377 (2017), 219-48.

Melissa Cradic, "Rethinking Amorites" (with R. Homsher), in O. Lipschits et al. (eds.), ​Rethinking Israel​Studies in the History and Archaeology of Ancient Israel in Honor of Israel Finkelstein ​(2017), 131-50.

Susanna Elm, “Sold to Sin through origo: Augustine of Hippo on Slavery and Freedom” (Oxford International Patristic Conference Opening Keynote), Studia Patristica 98 (2017), 1-21.

Susanna Elm, “‘The Old Man from Tyre’: Julian’s Contra Galilaeos and the Fourth-century Nachleben of Porphyry’s Engagement with the Christians,” in I. Männlein-Robert (ed.), Die Christen als Bedrohung? Text, Context und Wirkung von Porphyrios’ Contra Christianos (2017), 307-324.

Susanna Elm, “Signs under the Skin: Flogging Eternal Rome,” in I. Därmann and T. Macho (eds.), Unter die Haut. Tätowierungen als Logo-und Piktogramme (2017), 51-75.

Susanna Elm, “New Romans: Salvian of Marseilles on The Government of God,” North American Patristics Society Presidential Address, Journal of Early Christian Studies 25 (2017), 1-28.

Erich Gruen, "Josephus' Image of the Parthians," in J. Wiesehöfer and S. Müller (eds.), Parthica: Greek and Roman Authors' Views of the Arsacid Empire (2017), 223-239.

Erich Gruen, "Hellenistic Patronage and the Non-Greek World," in A. Erskine et al. (eds.), The Hellenistic Court: Monarchic Power and Elite Society from Alexander to Cleopatra (2017), 295-318.

Erich Gruen, "The Legitimacy of Caesar's Wars" (Web Essay) in K. Raaflaub (ed.), The Landmark Julius Caesar (2017), 33-39.

Erich Gruen, "Jewish Literature," in D. S. Richter and W. A. Johnson (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of the Second Sophistic (2017), 639-653.

Erich Gruen​, "The Last Generation of the Roman Republic Revisited," in M. Haake and A. D. Harders (eds.), ​Politische Kultur und soziale Struktur der römischen Republik ​(2017), 553-67.

Erich Gruen, "Paul and Jewish Ethnicity," in C. Fonrobert et al. (eds.), ​Talmudic Transgressions ​(2017), 351-67.

Erich Gruen​, "Christians as a 'Third Race': Is Ethnicity an Issue?" in J. Carleton Paget and J. Lieu (eds.), ​Christianity in the Second Century ​(2017), 235-49.

Chris Hallett, “The Greek and Roman Statue-Habit: The Last Hurrah,” review article on R.R.R. Smith & B. Ward-Perkins (eds), The Last Statues of the Ancient WorldJournal of Roman Archaeology 28 (2017), 879-94.

Todd Hickey, “Grenfell and Hunt in the Fayyūm: Two Letters to J. Gilbart Smyly,” Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists 54 (2017), 219–35.

Todd Hickey, “A New Fragment from P.Batav. 5 (Pathyris, May 118 BC)” (with Katelijn Vandorpe), Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 202 (2017), 214–18.

Todd Hickey, “Oregonian Descendants of Alopex (Prewitt-Allen Museum inv. 280),” Archiv für Papyrusforschung 63 (2017), 104–13.

Robert Knapp​The Dawn of Christianity​People and Gods in a Time of Magic and Miracles ​(2017).

Emily Mackil, “Propiedad, dueda y revolución en la Grecia antigua,” in M. Campagno et al. (eds.), Capital, deuda, y desigualidad. Distribuciones de la riqueza en el Mediterráneo antiguo (2017), 27-53.

Emily Mackil, "Property Claims and State Formation in the Archaic Greek World," in C. Ando and S. Richardson (eds.), ​Ancient States and Infrastructural Power​Europe, Asia, and America ​(2017), 63-90.

Duncan MacRae, “‘The Laws of the Rites and of the Priests’: Varro and Late Republican Roman Sacral Jurisprudence,” Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies 60.2 (2017), 34-48.

Duncan MacRae, “Late Antiquity and the Antiquarian,” Studies in Late Antiquity 1.4 (2017), 335-358.

Carlos Noreña, “Nero’s Imperial Administration,” in S. Bartsch et al. (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Nero (2017), 48-62.

​Nikolaos Papazarkadas​, "Judicial and Financial Administration in Late Hellenistic Athens: A New Decree of the Athenian Council," Hesperia ​86 (2017), 325-57.

Lisa Pieraccini ​(co-ed. with N. de Grummond), CaereCities of the Etruscans ​(2017).



Caroline Cheung, “P.Oxy. 5268. Strabo, Geographica 1.2.31,” in The Oxyrhynchus Papyri LXXXI, edited by J.H. Brusuelas and C. Meccarielle (2016), 60-62.

Susanna Elm, "The Letter Collection of the Emperor Julian," in E. Watts (ed.), Collected Epistolography in Late Antiquity (2016), 54-68.

Erich Gruen, "Josephus and Jewish Ethnicity,” in J. Baden et al. (eds.), Sibyls, Sacrifices, and Scrolls (2016), 489-508.

Erich Gruen, “When is a Revolt Not a Revolt? A Case for Contingency," in J. J. Collins and J. G. Manning (eds.), Revolt and Resistance in the Ancient Classical World & the Near East (2016), 10-37.

Erich Gruen, “Synagogues and Voluntary Associations as Institutional Models," Journal of the Jesus Movement in its Jewish Setting, online: 6 pp.

Erich Gruen, The Construct of Identity in Hellenistic Judaism (2016).

Erich Gruen, "The Hasmoneans in Josephus," in H. Chapman and Z. Rodgers (eds.), A Companion to Josephus (2016), 222-234.

Erich Gruen, "Response to the Main Papers," in L. L. Grabbe and G. Boccaccini (eds.), The Seleucid and Hasmonean Periods and the Apocalyptic Worldview (2016), 131-43.

​Todd Hickey​, "At the Creation: Seven Letters from Grenfell, 1897" (with James Keenan), Analecta Papyrologica ​28 (2016), 351-82.

Todd Hickey​, "Historical and Textual Notes on Magical Texts in the Papyrus Collection of the University of Oslo Library" (with A. Maravela and M. Zellman-Rohrer)," ​Symbolae Osloenses 89 (2016), 156-82.

Rita Lucarelli, "Ancient Egyptian Demons: The Evidence of the Magical and Funerary Papyri of the New Kingdom and of the Third Intermediate Period," in P. Kousolis and N. Lazaridis (eds.), Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress of Egyptologists (2016), 1187-1194.

Duncan MacRae, Legible ReligionBooks, Gods, and Rituals in Roman Culture (2016).

Carlos Noreña, "Ritual and Memory: Hellenistic Ruler Cults in the Roman Empire," in K. Galinsky (ed.), Cultural Memories in the Roman Empire (2016), 86-100.

Carlos Noreña, "Heritage and Homogeneity: The Civic Coinage of Early Roman Antioch," in S. Alcock et al. (eds.), Beyond BoundariesConnecting Visual Cultures in the Provinces of Ancient Rome (2016), 294-306.

Lisa Pieraccini, "Etruscan Wall Painting: Insights, Innovations, and Legacy," in S. Bell and A. Carpino (eds.), A Companion to the Etruscans (2016), 247-260.

Lisa Pieraccini (co-ed. with N. de Grummond), Cities of the EtruscansCaere (2016).

Lisa Pieraccini, "Sacred Serpent Symbols: The Bearded Snakes of Etruria," Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections 10 (2016), 92-102.

Benjamin Porter (co-author), "Newly Documented Domestic Architecture at Iron Age Busayra (Jordan): Preliminary Results from a Geophysical Survey." Antiquity Project Gallery.

Benjamin Porter (co-author), "Crop Storage and Animal Husbandry at Early Iron Age Khirbat al-Mudayna al-'Aliya (Jordan): A Palaeoethnobotanical Approach," Annual of the American Schools of Oriental Research 69 (2016), 27-89.

Benjamin Porter, "Assembling the Iron Age Levant: The Archaeology of Communities, Polities, and Imperial Peripheries." Journal of Archaeological Research.

Andrew Stewart, "The Nike of Samothrace: Another View," American Journal of Archaeology 120 (2016), 399-410.

Andrew Stewart, "The Borghese Ares Revisited: New Evidence from the Agora and a Reconstruction of the Augustan Cult Group in the Temple of Ares," Hesperia 85 (2016), 577-625.



Diliana Angelova, Sacred Founders: Women, Men, and Gods in the Discourse of Imperial Founding, Rome through Early Byzantium (2015).

Daniel Boyarin, A Traveling Homeland: The Talmud as Diaspora (2015). Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Daniel BoyarinA Traveling HomelandThe Talmud as Diaspora (2015).

Daniel Boyarin, "Friends without benefits: or, academic love," in M. Masterson et al. (eds.), Sex in Antiquity (2015), 517-535.

Aaron Brody, "Living in households, constructing identities: ethnicity, boundaries, and empire in Iron IIB-IIC Tell en-Nasbeh," in M. Müller (ed.), Household Studies in Complex Societies(Micro) Archaeological and Textual Approaches (2015), 298-305.

Susanna Elm, "When Augustine spoke of Babylon, what did he see?" in B. Vinken (ed.), Translatio BabylonisUnsere orientalische Moderne (2015), 29-42.

Susanna Elm, "Con/discordia (Prudentius)," in J. Kasper and C. Wild (eds.), Rom rückwärts:Europäische Übertragungsschicksale von Lucan bis Lacan (2015), 47-55.

Susanna Elm, "Gregory of Nazianzus: Mediation between Individual and Community," in E. Rebillard and J. Rüpke (eds.), Group Identity and Religious Individuality in Late Antiquity (2015), 89-107.

Susanna Elm, "Autobiography as Apology -- an Episcopal Genre? Emperor Julian, Gregory of Nazianzus, Augustine of Hippo," in J. Stenger (ed.), Spätantike Konzeptionen von Literatur (2015), 41-56.

Susanna ElmDie Braut ChristiFamilienformen in Europa, co-ed. with B. Vinken (2015).

Susanna Elm, "Braut Christi: Familienformen im Spiegel der sponsa," in Die Braut Christi (2015), 7-23.

Susanna Elm, "Die sponsa Christi und der 'marriage plot' -- eine neue Rolle für Frauen und ihre Entwicklung im spätrömischen Reich," in Die Braut Christi (2015), 25-43.

Erich Gruen, "The Jews of Rome under Nero," in A. Puig i Tarrach et al. (eds.), The Last Years of Paul (2015), 91-109.

Erich Gruen, "The twisted tales of Artapanus: Biblical rewritings and Biblical narrative," in I. Ramelli and J. Perkins (eds.), Early Christian and Jewish Narrative: The Role of Religion in Shaping Narrative Forms (2015), 31-44.

Christopher Hallett, "Troilus and Achilles: a monumental statue group from Aphrodisias," with R. R. R. Smith, Journal of Roman Studies 105 (2015), 124-82.

Christopher Hallett, "Looking back: archaic and classical bronzes of the Hellenistic and Roman periods," in K. Lapatin and J. Daehner (eds.), Power and PathosBronze Sculptures of the Hellenistic Period (2015), 126-49.

Christopher Hallett, "Defining Roman Art," in B. Borg (ed.), Blackwell Companion to Roman Art (2015), 11-33.

Rita Lucarelli, "The inhabitants of the fourteenth hill in Spell 149 of the Book of the Dead," in D. Morenz et al. (eds.), Festschrift für die Ägyptologin Ursula Röβler-Köhler zum 65. Geburtstag (2015).

Emily Mackil, "The Greek polis and koinon," in A. Monson and W. Scheidel (eds.), Fiscal Regimes and the Political Economy of Premodern States (2015), 469-491.

Emily Mackil, "The economics of federation in ancient Greece," in H. Beck and P. Funke (eds.), Federalism in Greek Antiquity (2015), 487-502.

Duncan MacRae, "Invitus invitam: A Window Allusion in Suetonius' Titus," Classical Quarterly 65 (2015), 415-18.

Carlos Noreña, "Chang'an and Rome: structural parallels and the logics of urban form," in M. Nylan and G. Vankeerberghen (eds.), Chang'an 26 BCE: An Augustan Age in China (2015), 181-203.

Carlos Noreña, "Urban systems in the Han and Roman Empires: state power and social control," in W. Scheidel (ed.), State Power in Ancient China and Rome (2015), 181-203.

Nikolaos Papazarkadas (co-ed. with A. P. Matthaiou), ΑΞΩΝ: Studies in Honor of Ronald S. Stroud (2015).

Ted Peña, "The Pompeii Artifact Life History Project: conceptual basis and results of first three seasons," with C. Cheung, in C. Gambardella (ed.), Heritage and TechnologyMind, Knowledge, ExperienceLe Vie degli Mercanti XIII Forum Internazionale di Studi (2015), 215-23.

Francesca Rochberg, "Conceiving the history of science forward," in A. Ferraces Rodríguez et al. (eds.), The Frontiers of Ancient ScienceEssays in Honor of Heinrich von Staden (2015), 515-531.

Francesca Rochberg, "The Babylonians and the rational: contexts of rational reasoning in cuneiform scribal scholarship," in J. Cale Johnson (ed.), In the Wake of the CompendiaHow Technical Handbooks and Encyclopedia Reshape Early Mesopotamian Empiricism, Science, Technology and Medicine in Ancient Cultures (2015), 209-248.

Francesca Rochberg, "Canon and power in cuneiform scribal scholarship," in K. Ryholt and G. Barjamovic (eds.), Problems of Canonicity and Identity Formation in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia (2015), 217-229.

Martin Schwartz, "On an Achaemenian and Sasania Position: *grastapati-, Old Avestan gre¯hma-, and Proto-Indo-European √ghres*," Arta 2015.005.

Kim Shelton, "LH IIIA frescoes from Petsas House, Mycenae: splatters, patterns, and scenes," in Mycenaean Iconography in ContextNew Discoveries and Old Finds Reconsidered (2015), 126-43.

Kim Shelton, "Pottery and Petsas House: recent research on LH IIIA 2 Mycenae," in Mycenaeans Up To Date: The Archaeology of the NE Peloponnese (2015), 27-36.

Andy Stewart, "Why Bronze?" in K. Lapatin and J. Daehner (eds.), Power and PathosBronze Sculptures of the Hellenistic Period (2015), 34-47.

Ruth Tringham, "Becoming archaeological," with M. Ashley, in A. Piccini (ed.), Media Archaeologies Forum: Journal of Contemporary Archaeology 2 (2015), 29-41.

Ruth Tringham, "Creating narratives of the past as recombinant histories," in R. van Dyke and R. Bernbeck (eds.), Subjects and Narratives in Archaeology (2015), 27-54.

Ruth Tringham, "Dido and the basket: fragments towards a non-linear history," in A. Clarke et al. (eds.), Object StoriesArtifacts and Archaeologists (2015), 161-68.