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  • 26 May 2020
    Jerry Toner

    What if the Romans had Contracted Coronavirus?

    The dramatic impact of the Coronavirus has highlighted how thankfully rare pandemics are in the modern world. The Roman empire, by contrast, suffered from regular bouts of contagion, among the most deadly of which were the Antonine and Justinianic plagues. How would the Romans have reacted to the risks posed by the arrival of a […]

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  • 27 Mar 2019
    Christian Laes

    The Single Life in the Roman and Later Roman World

    “What a great topic” – “I had never ever thought about it” – “There should be a book about this” – “Let’s discuss this further, later on”. Such were almost invariably the reactions of colleagues when, during a break at a conference or in more informal meetings, I brought up my interest for the theme […]

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  • 16 Oct 2014
    Ayelet Haimson Lushkov

    Cricket and Roman Rhetoric

    Ayelet Haimson Lushkov, the author of Magistracy and the Historiography of the Roman Republic, offers an inventive look at the concept of leadership in the Roman Republic: through parallels with the 2014 English cricket team.

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