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Department of History, Royal Holloway, University of London
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Daily Life in the Ancient World - the Rise of Christianity - Martyrdom - Women, Family, and Household - Roman Empire - Ancient Mediterranean - Late Antiquity
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As historians work to explore the stories and struggles of women, children, and low-status men – the voices lost in the older “soldiers and statesmen” vision of history – we are gaining ever greater opportunities to capture the imagination of those who are curious to understand the past.

Recent Publications

“Religion, Conflict, and ‘The Secular’: The View From Early Christianity”, in John Wolffe and Gavin Moorhead, eds., Religion, Security, and Global Uncertainties (Milton Keynes: Open University, 2014), pp. 13-15.

Band of Angels: The Forgotten World of Early Christian Women (London: Atlantic Books, 2013; paperback, 2014)

“Martyrdom, Memory, and the ‘Media Event’: Visionary Writing and Christian Apology in Second-century Christianity”, in Dominic Janes and Alex Houen, eds., Terrorism and Martyrdom: Pre-Modern to Contemporary Perspectives (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014), 23-39.

“Resistance, Obedience, and Conversion in the Early Christian Household”, in Peter Clarke and Charlotte Methuen, eds., The Church and the Household (Studies in Church History, Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2014), 5-22.

“The Long Shadow of Constantine” (review essay), Journal of Roman Studies 104 (2014), 226-38.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
Expertise by Chronology
Ancient, Medieval
Expertise by Topic
Family, Gender, Public History, Religion, Sexuality, Sexual Violence, Slavery, Women