Professor Roger Bagnall FBA

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

Elected 2006

Corresponding Fellow
2006

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 New York University. 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

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

Past appointments

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

Jan 2007 - Jul 2016

Columbia University Professor of Classics and History

Jan 1974 - Jan 2003

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