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(p. xi) Contributors

(p. xi) Contributors

Walter Ameling is Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Professor of Ancient History at the University of Cologne. Besides Carthage, he is mainly interested in the Eastern Roman Empire, its religions, and its inscriptions.

Peter Fibiger Bang is associate professor at the Saxo Institute of the University of Copenhagen and holds a doctorate from the University of Cambridge. He is a Roman comparative historian with a keen interest in historical sociology and world history.

Gojko Barjamovic is Assistant Professor of Assyriology at the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies at the University of Copenhagen. His main areas of research are early Assyrian history, society, and economy.

John Bennet is Professor of Aegean Archaeology at the University of Sheffield. His research interests lie in the archaeology of complex societies, particularly the Minoan and Mycenaean cultures of the Bronze Age Aegean; the archaeology and history of Crete; and early writing and administrative systems, especially Linear B.

Trevor Bryce is Professor Emeritus at the University of Queensland. He has published extensively on the Ancient Near East.

Steven J. Garfinkle is a professor of ancient history at Western Washington University. His current research focuses on the society and economy of early Mesopotamia.

John F. Haldon is Professor of History and Hellenic Studies at Princeton University. His research focuses on the history of the early and middle Byzantine empire; on state systems and structures across the European and Islamic worlds from late ancient to early modern times; and on the production, distribution, and consumption of resources in the late ancient and medieval world, especially in the context of warfare.

Mogens Herman Hansen at the University of Copenhagen is a leading authority on Athenian democracy and the Greek polis.

John Ma was trained in ancient history in Geneva, Oxford, Paris, Hamburg, and Princeton; he now teaches ancient history at Oxford University. His main interests are Greek epigraphy and the social history of power in the ancient world, through the study of the two complementary forms of tributary empire and local city-state. (p. xii)

Emily Mackil is Assistant Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley. A historian of the ancient Greek world, she has a special interest in issues of state formation and political economy.

Joseph G. Manning took his doctorate in Egyptology at the University of Chicago. He taught at the University of Chicago, Princeton, and Stanford before taking up his current position as the William K. and Marilyn M. Simpson Professor of Classics and Ancient History at Yale.

Ian Morris is Willard Professor of Classics and Professor of History at Stanford University. He works on long-term global history.

Henrik Mouritsen is Professor of Roman history at King’s College London. He works on Roman social and political history.

Chase F. Robinson is Professor of History at the CUNY Graduate Center. He works on the early history of Islam and the Arab expansion.

Walter Scheidel is Dickason Professor in the Humanities at Stanford University. His research focuses on premodern social and economic history, demography, state formation, and comparative and transdisciplinary perspectives.

Seth Schwartz is Professor in the History and Classics Departments at Columbia University. He writes on the social, cultural, and political history of the Jews in antiquity.

Josef Wiesehöfer is Professor of Ancient History at the University of Kiel. His main interests are the history of the ancient Near East and its relations with the Mediterranean world, social history, the history of early modern travelogues, and the history of scholarship.

Ian Wood is Professor of Early Medieval History at the University of Leeds. His chief research interests are the post-Roman period, the Christianization of Western and Central Europe, Anglo-Saxon England in the Age of Bede, and eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century interpretations of the Fall of Rome.