Office: 5121 Mosse Humanities
Mailbox: 5001 Mosse Humanities
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Education: PhD: Leiden;
MA: Leiden; BA: Leiden
My specializations are Social History; Epigraphy; The Ancient Novel; The Cities and Communities of Roman Italy and the Western Provinces.
My Research and Teaching Interests include The Ancient Novel; Childhood; Slavery; Freedmen; Gladiators; Food. In general, I use a variety of source material to describe and analyze the history of mentalities of the Greco-Roman world. I am currently interested in the Identity(ies) of the Roman Freedman.
- Ancient Youth: The Ambiguity of Youth and the Absence of Adolescence in Greco-Roman Antiquity, Amsterdam 1991.
- Textile Manufacturing for a Religious Market: Artemis and Diana as Tycoons of Industry, in: Willem Jongman/Marc Kleijwegt (eds.), After the Past: Essays in Ancient History in Honour of H. W. Pleket, Leiden 2002, 81-135.
- Cum vicensimariis magnam mantissam habet (Petronius Satyricon 65.10), American Journal of Philology 123 (2002), 275-86.
- History 801 - Seminar in Ancient History - Topics: "Roman Biographies"; "Cities, Benefactors and the Family in the Greek East" Syllabus 2008 (pdf); "Lucian: Four Philosophical Lives" Syllabus 2010 (pdf)