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Professor Roger Bagnall FBA

History of the Hellenistic, Roman, and Late Antique Near East; Graeco-Roman Egypt; Papyrology; Epigraphy
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About this Fellow

Roger Bagnall taught at Columbia University for 33 years before becoming the founding director of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at NYU. His work includes publications of many papyri, ostraka, and inscriptions, as well as historical studies of Egypt in the Hellenistic, Roman, and Late Antique periods. He is director of the excavations at Amheida in the Dakhla Oasis (Egypt, western desert).

Website: http://isaw.nyu.edu/people/faculty/roger-bagnall

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Ancient History and Leon Levy Director Emeritus, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Ancient History and Leon Levy Director, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University, 2007 - 2016
  • Professor of Classics and History, Columbia University, Columbia University, New York, 1974 - 2003
  • Professor of Ancient History and Leon Levy Director Emeritus, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University, 2016

Publications

Everyday Writing in the Graeco-Roman East 2011

Egypt in Late Antiquity 1993

An Oasis City 2015

The Demography of Roman Egypt 1994

Reading Papyri, Writing Ancient History 1995

Early Christian Books in Egypt 2009

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Renaissance and Early Modern intellectual culture, especially in France and the Low Countries; sixteenth and early-seventeenth century French literature; Neo-Latin Studies; the Republic of Letters; the Classical tradition

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