Professor Roger Bagnall FBA

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

Elected 2006

Corresponding Fellow
2006
Classics

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).

Current post

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

Past appointments

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

Jul 2016 -

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

Jan 2007 - Jul 2016

Columbia University, New York Professor of Classics and History, Columbia University

Jan 1974 - Jan 2003

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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