Erich Gruen
Gladys Rehard Wood Professor of History and Classics Emeritus

Greek and Roman History; Jews in the Greco-Roman world
B.A. 1957 Columbia University, B.A., M.A. 1960 Oxford University, Ph.D. 1964 Harvard University

Groups: Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology Aleshire Center for the Study of Greek Epigraphy Center for the Tebtunis Papyri

Contact information

Office: 3422 Dwinelle

Mailing address:
Department of History
3229 Dwinelle #2550
Berkeley, CA 94720-2550

Selected publications

Roman Politics and the Criminal Courts, 149-78 B.C.; The Last Generation of the Roman Republic; The Hellenistic World and the Coming of Rome; Culture and National Identity in Republican Rome; Heritage and Hellenism: The Reinvention of Jewish Tradition; Diaspora: Jews amidst Greeks and Romans.

Personal statement

Current project: tentatively entitled "Embracing the 'Other': Cultural Appropriations and Collective Identity in Antiquity" (it will treat Jews, Greeks, Romans, and (to a lesser extent) Persians, Egyptians, and Phoenicians.

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