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Professor John Scheid FBA

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About this Fellow

Religion & institutions of ancient Rome, between the IIId c. BC & the IIId c.AD (Epigraphy, history & archaeology).



Current post

  • Emeritus Professor, Collège de France; Member, Académie des inscriptions et belles-lettres

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