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  • Book Title: The First Christians in the Roman World: Augustan and New Testament Essays
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  • Author: E. A. Judge, James R. Harrison
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  • Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
  • Format & Number of pages: 786 pages, book
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Millar F. Rome, Greek World, and the East. Vol. 1. The Roman Republic and the Augustan Revolution

Fergus Millar is one of the most influential contemporary historians of the ancient world. His essays and books, including The Emperor in the Roman World and The Roman Near East, have enriched our understanding of the Greco-Roman world in fundamental ways. In his writings Millar has made the inhabitants of the Roman Empire central to our conception of how the empire functioned. He also has shown how and why Rabbinic Judaism, Christianity, and Islam evolved from within the wider cultural context of the Greco-Roman world.
Opening this collection of sixteen essays is a new contribution by Millar in which he defends the continuing significance of the study of Classics and argues for expanding the definition of what constitutes that field. In this volume he also questions the dominant scholarly interpretation of politics in the Roman Republic, arguing that the Roman people, not the Senate, were the sovereign power in Republican Rome. In so doing he sheds new light on the establishment of a new regime by the first Roman emperor, Caesar Augustus.

About the Author
Fergus Millar is Camden Professor of Ancient History at the University of Oxford. Hannah M. Cotton is professor of history and classics at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Guy M. Rogers is professor of classics and history at Wellesley College.

"Reflects the remarkably wide and multifaceted interests by which Fergus Millar continues to enrich the study of ancient history."
-Times Literary Supplement

"A readable, stimulating anthology."

"A dizzying series of revisionist essays, always challenging with their recurring and intermeshed themes. Commendations are due the editors for the care devoted to assembling and presenting this volume."
-Classical Bulletin

"Fergus Millar's vast output of publications on all periods of Roman and Hellenistic history. has established his reputation as the outstanding Roman historian of his generation."
-Journal of Roman Studies

"Millar is one of the greatest of today's ancient historians. This volume not only displays the consistent development of his thought on the Roman Republic, its nature, and its structures, but presents the challenges to accepted views that have emerged over the years from this perceptive and thoroughgoing writer."
-John Richardson, University of Edinburgh

"Anyone interested in ancient history will wish to have this collection of Millar's essays on their shelf. He has made an enormous contribution to our understanding of the Roman Empire in all its richness and diversity. His introductory essay provides an overview of where Roman history is going and how his own work fits in the larger picture."
-Philip A. Stadter, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill



ISBN: 0802848834 - Into God s Presence: Prayer In The New Testament (McMaster New Testament Studies) - OPENISBN Project: Download Book Data

Into God's Presence: Prayer In The New Testament (McMaster New Testament Studies)

The Christian life cannot be fully understood or experienced without first grasping the importance of prayer. Yet prayer, as it is found in the Christian scriptures, has received limited attention as a topic of study. Into God's Presence explores the nature and use of prayer throughout the entire New Testament. Written by twelve leading biblical scholars with diverse confessional perspectives, this insightful volume first discusses Christian prayer in relation to prayer in the Old Testament, the Greco-Roman world, first-century Judaism, and the Dead Sea Scrolls. The rest of the book takes an instructive look at prayer as it appears from Matthew to Revelation, with special attention given to Jesus as an exemplar and teacher of prayer. "Speaking of prayer in the New Testament. 12 biblical scholars including N.T. Wright and David Aune offer the anthology Into God's Presence: Prayer in the New Testament, exploring the topic by first examining prayer in the Jewish tradition, in the Greco-Roman world and in the Dead Sea Scrolls. The essays then discuss prayer in the Gospels and the Pauline Epistles, ending (of course!) with a coda essay on prayer in the Book of Revelation." - Publishers Weekly

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Manius Valerius Maximus Appointment as dictator

During the period of popular discontent in Rome which led to the First secessio plebis in 494 BC. each of the Volsci. Sabines and the Aequi took up arms against Rome at the same time. To meet the threat and because of the popular political concerns at the time, Valerius was appointed dictator by the Roman senate. He was said to have been chosen because of his moderate temper. His appointment was accepted by the people because of the popularity of his late brother Publius. [ 1 ]

Resolution of military affairs

Valerius called for conscripts and the people responded positively. Ten legions (about 45.000 men) were raised, a greater number than had been raised previously at any one time. Four of these legions were assigned to the dictator to deal with the Sabines who were regarded as the most serious of the three military threats, and three to each of the consuls to meet the Aequi and the Volsci. [ 1 ]

Valerius marched with his army to meet the Sabines and won a victory. for which he was awarded a triumph. Additionally the honour of a curule chair in the circus maximus was given to him and his descendants. [ 3 ]

Secession of the plebs

After the armies' return to Rome, Valerius requested the senate to deal with the ongoing debt issues which were afflicting the people. The senate declined to act, and the dictator was outraged. He said before the senate:

You will not let me recommend concord. Trust me, before long you will wish that the people of Rome had patrons similar to me. For my part, I will neither further disappoint my fellow citizens, nor will I be dictator to no purpose. Internal divisions and foreign wars caused the republic to require such a magistrate. Peace has been secured abroad, it is impeded at home. I will be a witness to these disturbances as a private citizen rather than as dictator.

He resigned his commission, and went to his house, greeted by the applause of the people. [ 3 ]




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This book examines the impact of the Roman cultural revolution under Augustus on the Roman province of Greece. It argues that the transformation of Roman Greece into a classicizing 'museum' was a specific response of the provincial Greek elites to the cultural politics of the Roman imperial monarchy. Against a background of Roman debates about Greek culture and Roman decadence, Augustus promoted the ideal of a Roman debt to a 'classical' Greece rooted in Europe and morally opposed to a stereotyped Asia. In Greece the regime signalled its admiration for Athens, Sparta, Olympia and Plataea as symbols of these past Greek glories. Cued by the Augustan monarchy, provincial-Greek notables expressed their Roman orientation by competitive cultural work (revival of ritual; restoration of buildings) aimed at further emphasising Greece's 'classical' legacy. Reprised by Hadrian, the Augustan construction of 'classical' Greece helped to promote the archaism typifying Greek culture under the principate.

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The Roman Empire: in the First Century

The historians' quotes used throughout this site are taken from interviews conducted for the filming of "The Roman Empire in the First Century AD". They are based on transcripts of the interviewee speaking; therefore, many of the quotes may seem informally constructed. They include:

Professor Keith Bradley teaches Greek and Roman Studies at the University of Victoria. A specialist in the social and cultural history of ancient Rome, he is the author of five books: Suetonius' Life of Nero: An Historical Commentary (1978); Slaves and Masters in the Roman Empire (1986); Slavery and Rebellion in the Roman World (1989); Discovering the Roman Family (1991); and Slavery and Society at Rome (1994). Professor Bradley has also written more than one hundred articles, essays, and reviews. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and presently holds a Killam Research Fellowship. He is currently working on a book on Apuleius. He spent the first ten years of his teaching career in the United States, principally at Johns Hopkins and Stanford, before moving to Canada in 1980.

The Rev. Dr. Allen Callahan is Associate Professor of New Testament and Horace Dey Lentz Lecturer at Harvard Divinity School and is an ordained Baptist minister. He is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and received his bachelor�s degree in Religion from Princeton University. He received his master�s and doctorate degrees in the Study of Religion at Harvard University, specializing in New Testament Studies and Early Christian History. He has taught theology at Boston College, Andover-Newton Theological School, the Semin�rio Teologico Batista do Nordeste in Brazil, and Harvard University. A recipient of numerous honors and grants, the Rev. Dr. Callahan teaches language courses as well as courses on biblical literature, ancient Christian literature, early church history; ancient African Christianity; African American religion and theology; and African American biblical interpretation.

Dr. Elaine Fantham was Giger Professor of Latin at Princeton University with specialization in Roman theater, epic, rhetoric, and women's history until 1999. Her many publications include the books, Roman Literary Culture (1996); Women in the Classical World, Image and Text (1994 with Foley, Kampen, Pomeroy, and Shapiro); Lucan: de Bello Civili II (1992); and Seneca's Troades: A Literary Commentary (1982). Dr. Fantham is a member of the editorial board of the journals Phoenix, Materiali e Discussioni, and Rhetorica.

Professor Karl Galinsky received his doctorate at Princeton University in 1966. For many years, he has taught at the University of Texas, Austin, where he is currently the Floyd Cailloux Centennial Professor of Classics and a Distinguished Teaching Professor. He is the author of several books and numerous articles on various aspects of Roman civilization, including literature, art, history, and religion. Dr. Galinsky�s scholarship has been supported by prestigious research awards, such as fellowships from the Guggenheim and von Humboldt Foundations and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and by visiting appointments at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and the American Academy in Rome. The holder of four awards for teaching excellence, he regularly teaches a large introductory course on Roman civilization. He is a specialist in the age of Augustus and is the author of, Augustan Culture: An Interpretive Introduction (Princeton University Press paperback, 1998). He is currently preparing The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Augustus for the Cambridge University Press.

Professor Erich Gruen has taught history and the classics at the University of California, Berkeley since 1966, with special interests in Greek and Roman History, and the Jews in the Greco-Roman World. Educated at Columbia, Oxford, and Harvard Universities, he has received numerous honors and awards for his scholarship and teaching, including fellowships from the Institute for Advanced Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1996) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (1996). He was a Resident in Classics at the American Academy in Rome in 1990. More recently, he received a President's Fellowship in Humanities (1999-2000) and the Austrian Cross of Honor for distinguished work in scholarship of the arts (1999). He was elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1986) and the American Philosophical Society (2000). He is a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Interdisciplinary History and the American Journal of Ancient History. His publications include Last Generation of the Roman Republic (1974, nominated for a National Book Award), The Hellenistic World and the Coming of Rome (1988, awarded the James H. Breasted Prize), and Heritage and Hellenism: The Reinvention of Jewish Tradition (1998).

Professor Judith Hallett is Chair of the Classics Department and Professor of Classics at the University of Maryland at College Park. Currently Associate Editor of the journal Classical World, she has lectured and published widely on Roman literature and culture in the Augustan age and early imperial periods with a special focus on women, sexuality, and the family. Author of the book, Fathers and Daughters in Roman Society: Women and the Elite Family (Princeton 1984), she has recently co-edited (with M.B. Skinner) Roman Sexualities (Princeton 1997) and (with S. K. Dickison) Rome and Her Monuments (Bolchazy-Carducci 2000). She has also contributed chapters to several volumes of scholarly essays, including Women and Christian Origins (Oxford 1999). Professor Hallett has worked with Erich Segal on the ABC-TV sports documentary, The Ancient Games, and has appeared on the Canadian Broadcasting Company's Court of Ideas radio series as an expert witness on Sappho, Augustus, Nero and Boudicca. She has also appeared on several History Channel programs, including the History of Sex, 1999.

Professor Karen King teaches New Testament Studies and the History of Ancient Christianity at Harvard University. An editorial board member for the journal, Religion, Professor King's extensive publications include the books, Revelation and the Unknowable God (1996); Images of the Feminine in Gnosticism: Studies in Antiquity and Christianity (editor, 1988); and Women and Goddess Traditions: Studies on Asia, the Ancient Mediterranean and Contemporary Goddess Theology (editor, 1997). She has two books in progress: Reimagining Gnosticism (for Princeton University Press) and A Commentary on the Gospel of Mary (for Polebridge Press). She is the author of over fifty additional scholarly articles and papers on early Christianity.

Professor Diana E. E. Kleiner is an art historian known worldwide for her expertise on Roman sculpture. She is the Dunham Professor of Classics and History of Art, and Deputy Provost for the Arts at Yale University. She is the author of numerous books and articles on Roman art and its political and social context. Her books, Roman Group Portraiture: The Funerary Reliefs of the Late Republic and Early Empire, and Roman Imperial Funerary Altars with Portraits, are considered the definitive works in their field. Her more recent book, Roman Sculpture, has become the fundamental reference on the sculpture of Rome for students, specialists, and the general public. Along with a colleague at Yale, she curated an exhibition at the Yale University Art Gallery, entitled "I, Claudia: Women in Ancient Rome," which opened at Yale in September 1996, and traveled to San Antonio, Texas, and Raleigh, North Carolina. The exhibition, which was funded in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities, brought together some of the finest works of Roman art in the United States and was accompanied by a catalog of the same name. In 2000, it was followed by a sequel volume: I, Claudia II: Women in Roman Art and Society. Professor Kleiner's courses at Yale, where she has taught since 1980, focus on subjects such as Augustan Rome, Roman sculpture, Roman architecture, and women in Roman art.

Professor Ronald Mellor has been teaching Greek and Roman History at UCLA for 25 years. He has been a Visiting Fellow/Scholar at University College London, the Humanities Research Centre of the Australian National University, the American Academy in Rome, and the Princeton Institute of Advanced Studies. He has held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Council of Learned Societies. His research has centered on ancient religion and Roman historiography. His seven books are: Thea Rhome: The Goddess Roma in the Greek World (1975); From Augustus to Nero: The First Dynasty of Imperial Rome (ed. 1990); Tacitus (1992); Tacitus: The Classical Heritage (1995); The Historians of Ancient Rome (ed. 1997); The Roman Historians (1999); and Text and Tradition: Studies in Greek History and Historiography in Honor of Mortimer Chambers (ed. 1999) He is also author of the principal articles on ancient Rome in the CD-ROM encyclopedia, Encarta 2000 (Microsoft). From 1992 to 1997, Professor Mellor was Chair of the UCLA History Department. He is the statewide Principal Investigator of the California History-Social Science Project, which brings university faculty together with K-12 teachers at ten sites in California. The CHSSP was given the 2000 American Historical Association Beveridge Award for K-12 teaching.

Professor Richard Saller is the Edward L. Ryerson Distinguished Service Professor of History and Classics at the University of Chicago. He is also Dean of the university's Social Sciences Division, and former chairman of the History Department. Professor Saller has written prolifically on the social history of ancient Rome. His books include Patriarchy, Property, and Death in the Roman Family (1994); (with P. Garnsey) The Roman Empire: Economy, Society, and Culture (1987); (also with P. Garnsey) The Early Principate: Augustus to Trajan (1982); and Personal Patronage Under the Early Empire (1982). Professor Saller has also edited two collected volumes and numerous scholarly articles. He is currently Associate Editor of the journal, Classical Philology.

Professor Jo-Ann Shelton teaches classics at the University of California at Santa Barbara. Her research interests are in the social and cultural history of the ancient Roman world. She has produced a comprehensive source book on Roman social history, As the Romans Did (Oxford 1998, second edition), and published articles on Roman marriage and family structure. She has also published two books and several articles on the tragedies of Seneca the Younger, as well as articles on arena events and chariot racing. In addition, she has published articles on the prose rhetoric of Seneca the Younger and Pliny the Younger. Professor Shelton is interested in the history of human attitudes toward animals. She has published several articles on epicurean theories about the moral status of animals. She is currently working on two research projects. The first is on the display of elephants in ancient Roman arenas. The other is on gender and species in Apuleius.

Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill is Director of the British School at Rome and Professor of Classics at Reading University. An expert on Pompeii, Professor Wallace-Hadrill was awarded the AIA James R. Wiseman Award in 1995 for his book, Houses and Society in Pompeii and Herculaneum (1994). He has written several other books including, Augustan Rome (1993) and Suetonius: the Scholar and his Caesars (1985). Edited volumes by Professor Wallace-Hadrill include (with R. Laurence) Domestic Space in the Roman World: Pompeii and Beyond (1997) and (with J.W. Rich) City and Country in the Ancient World (1991).



Judaism in the Roman World

Judaism in the Roman World Biographical note

Martin Goodman. D.Phil (Oxford 1980) in Ancient History, is Professor of Jewish Studies in the University of Oxford and Fellow of Wolfson College. He is also a Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies and a Fellow of the British Academy. He has published extensively on Jewish history and was editor of The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Studies (OUP).


All those interested in ancient Judaism and in early Christianity.


'Let it be said right away: if you want to avoid changing your lecture notes, do not read this book! Martin Goodman, Professor of Jewish Studies at Oxford University, is an acclaimed scholar in both Roman and Jewish studies, and
with good reason. Though I, like probably many others, only reluctantly change my lecture notes, I find myself greatly enriched by having read this volume. for anyone occupied with the late Second Temple period, Goodman’s volume is a must read.
Morten Hørning Jensen, Bulletin for Biblical Research 19.4, 2010

‘Judaism in the Roman World brings together a series of relatively short papers, all with important conclusions..’
René Bloch, University of Bern
The Studia Philonica Annual 22 2010



Emeritus Professor Edwin Judge - Macquarie University

Macquarie University Emeritus Professor Edwin Judge Academic Appointments
  • Junior Lecturer in Classics, Victoria University College, Wellington NZ 1950-52.
  • Sir James Knott Fellow in Ancient History, King's College, Newcastle-upon-Tyne (University of Durham) 1955-56.
  • Lecturer, Senior Lecturer & Reader in History, University of Sydney, 1956-68.
  • Hulsean Prize, University of Cambridge 1959.
  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, University of Cologne 1962-63.
  • Professor of History in the field of Ancient History, Macquarie University 1969-93.
  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, University of Bonn 1972, 1977.
  • Elected Head of School: History, Philosophy & Politics, Macquarie University 1974-76.
  • Director of the Ancient History Documentary Research Centre at Macquarie University 1981-96.
  • Visiting Professor of Classics & History, University of California, Berkeley 1984.
  • Elected staff member of the Macquarie University Council 1987-1989 and 1992-1995.
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor, Macquarie University 1990-91.
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Macquarie University 1992-95.
  • Emeritus Professor of History, Macquarie University since 1993.
  • Member of the Board of Governors of the University of Western Sydney 1995-97.
Honorary Appointments
  • Appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) 1995,
  • Elected Hon. Fellow of the Aust. Academy of the Humanities(FAHA) 1999,
  • Commonwealth of Australia Centenary Medal 2003,
  • Doctor of Letters (honoris causa) (Hon.D.Litt.) University of Sydney 2004,
  • Doctor of Letters (honoris causa) (Hon.D.Litt.) Macquarie University 2006,
  • Elected Member, Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas 1983.
Monographic Publications The letters A. B. C or D before an entry here or in the following list indicates it has been republished in one of the last four monographs below, embracing 118 items in all. Each collection was initiated, compiled and revised where necessary at the discretion of its particular editor.
  • AThe Social Pattern of the Christian Groups in the First Centrury 1960 (London UK: Tyndale Press, 1960, 77 pages).
  • BChristliche Gruppen in nichtchristlicher Gesellschaft. Die Sozialstruktur christlicher Gruppen im ersten Jahrhundert ; aus dem Englischen übersetzt von Dr Hilde Nordsieck (Wuppertal: Brockhaus, 1964, 79 pages).
  • CThe Conversion of Rome: Ancient Sources of Modern Social Tensions (North Ryde NSW. Macquarie Ancient History Association, 1980, 28 pages) ISBN 0908299001.
  • BRank and Status in the World of the Caesars and St Paul (Christchurch NZ: University of Canterbury, 1982, 40 pages) ISBN 0900392290.
  • BOn Judging the Merits of Augustus. Colloquy 49 (Berkeley CA: Center for Hermentical Studies in Hellenistic and Modern Culture, 1985, 80 pages) ISBN 0-89242-049-9.
  • Augustus and Roman History: Documents and Papers for Student Use (North Ryde NSW: Macquarie University, 2nd edn, 1987, 298 pages).
  • ASocial Distinctives of the Christians in the First Century: Pivotal Essays, E. A. Judge (Author), ed. David Scholer (Peabody MA: Hendrickson, 2008, XX, 227 pages) ISBN: 1-978-1-56563-880-8.
  • BThe First Christians in the Roman World. Augustan and New Testament Essays. E. A. Judge (Author), ed. James R. Harrison (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2008, XIX, 786 pages) ISBN 978-3-16-149310-2 (ISSN 0512-1604 Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament WUNT I 229).
  • CJerusalem and Athens: Cultural Transformation in Late Antiquity, E. A. Judge (Author), Essays selected and ed. by Alanna Nobbs (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2010, XII, 352 pages). ISBN 978-3-16-150572-0 (ISSN 0512-1604 Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament WUNT I 265).
  • DEngaging Rome and Jerusalem: Historical Essays for our Time. Edwin Judge (author), ed. Stuart Piggin (Australian Scholarly Publishing: Melbourne, in press). ISBN: 978 1 92500 395 6. To download an order form to purchase this book see links below.
Occasional Papers

A select chronological list of miscellaneous essays bearing on the modern reception of the ancient world. The letter A. B. C or D before an item refers to its republication in one of the last four monographs above.

  • D 'The Penetration of Graeco-Roman Society by Christianity', Tyndale House Bulletin 1 (1956) 5-6.
  • 'Amicitia and clientela', Bulletin of the Classical Association of NSW 4 (1958) 8-14.
  • 'Some Factors Affecting Success in Roman Politics', Iris: News-sheet of the Classical Association of Victoria 44 (1958) 3-4.
  • D ' "The Times of This Ignorance", Christian Education as a Reappraisal of History', JCE 1 (1958) 81-87, 127-136; 2 (1959) 28-31.
  • D Review of H. Butterfield, Christianity and History (London 1949), ABC broadcast (21 February 1959).
  • D Review of E. M. Blaiklock, The Acts of the Apostles: an Historical Commentary (London 1959), JCE 2 (1959) 109-111.
  • B 'Contemptu famae contemni virtutes. On the Morality of Self-advertisement Among the Romans', Mens Eadem (1959) 24-29.
  • B 'The Early Christians as a Scholastic Community', JRH 1 (1960) 5-15; (1961) 125-137.
  • B 'The Literature of Roman Political Self-advertisement', paper summarised in Proceedings of the Seventh Congress of AULLA (Christchurch 1961) 24.
  • B 'The Roman Theory of Historical Degeneration', Hermes 58 (1961) 5-8.
  • Review of T. F. Glasson, Greek Influence in Jewish Eschatology (London 1961), RTR 20 (1961) 88.
  • D Review of J. C. O'Neill, The Theology of Acts in its Historical Setting (London 1961), JRH 2 (1962) 152-154.
  • Set of 34 entries (incl. Achaia, Asia, Augustus, Caesar, Claudius, Government, Greece, Rome, Roman Empire, Slavery, Tiberius) in New Bible Dictionary (London 1962), full list in A. Page 190.
  • B ' "Signs of the Times": The Role of the Portentous in Classical and Apostolic Narrative', SCM Journal 1 (1963) 20-24.
  • B 'Contemporary Political Models for the Interrelations of the New Testament Churches', RTR 22 (1963) 65-76.
  • B 'Roman Literary Memorials', paper summarised in Proceedings of the Ninth Congress of AULLA (Melbourne 1964) 28-30.
  • D 'How can Scripture be infallible?' ICHTHYS 1.2 (Sydney 1964) 3-8.
  • D 'The Mind of Tiberius Gracchus', paper read at the Tenth Congress of AULLA (Auckland 1966), and partly reproduced in the Papers of the Macquarie Ancient History Teachers' Conference (Sydney 2005) 73-90.
  • B 'The Conflict of Educational Aims in the New Testament', JCE 9 (1966) 32-45.
  • Review of F. V. Filson, A New Testament History (London 1965), RTR 24 (1966) 65-67.
  • B 'The Origin of the Church at Rome: A New Solution?', RTR 25 (1966) 81- 94. (With G. S. R. Thomas.)
  • D 'Scriptural principles on the education of children', submission to an inquiry of the Diocese of Sydney (1967).
  • D 'Christian education in the early church', Syllabus for the Certificate in Christian Education (Sydney 1967) 1-8.
  • A 'Paul's Boasting in Relation to Contemporary Professional Practice', ABR 16 (1968) 37-50.
  • D 'Ancient History at a modern university', response to the Macquarie Registrar's request (20 September 1968).
  • D 'History and Jesus', The Australian newspaper (24 December 1968) 7.
  • 'The Hellenistic Empires'; 'Judah's War of Independence'; 'Cities of the New Testament' (23 items), The Zondervan Pictorial Bible Atlas (Grand Rapids 1969) 227-247; 249-271; 360-389, full list in A. Page 192.
  • D 'The gospel and social change', public address, Honi Soit 43.19 (Sydney, 9 July 1970) 1.
  • B 'First Impressions of St Paul', Prudentia 2 (1970) 52-58.
  • 'The Set Authors for Ancient History: Some Current Translations', Ancient Society: Resources for Teachers 1.1 (1971) 19-31.
  • B 'The Private Sources of Force in Roman Politics', the John Thompson Lecture at the University of Queensland (1971), reprinted in Ancient History: Resources for Teachers 33 (2003) 135-152.
  • B 'The Decrees of Caesar at Thessalonica', RTR 30 (1971) 71-78.
  • A 'St Paul and Classical Society', JbAC 15 (1972) 19-36.
  • Review of Bo Reicke, The New Testament Era (London 1968), TSF Bulletin 64 (1972) 31-32.
  • B 'Demythologising the Church: What is the Meaning of "the Body of Christ"?', Interchange 11 (1972) 155-167.
  • Review of F. F. Bruce, New Testament History (London 1969), JRH 7.2 (1972) 163-165.
  • B 'Veni. Vidi. Vici, and the Inscription of Cornelius Gallus', Vestigia 17 (1973) = Akten des VI. Internationalen Kongresses für griechische und lateinische Epigraphik, München 1972. 571-573.
  • C 'Antike und Christentum. Some Recent Work from Cologne', Prudentia 5 (1973) 1-13.
  • B 'St Paul and Socrates', Interchange 14 (1973) 106-116.
  • 'Reflections from Germany upon Ancient History Today', Mitteilungen der Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung 28 (1974) 13-20.
  • A 'St Paul as a Radical Critic of Society', Interchange 16 (1974) 191-203.
  • B 'Res publica restituta: A Modem Illusion?', in J. A. S. Evans (ed.), Polis and Imperium: Studies in Honour of Edward Togo Salmon (Toronto 1974) 279-311.
  • D 'The teaching of the Bible on women in the church', Baptist Theological College of NSW (11 April 1975).
  • Set of 14 entries (incl. Alexander, Antioch etc) in The Zondervan Pictorial Encyclopedia of the Bible (Grand Rapids 1975), full list in A. Page 194.
  • D 'The Acts of the Apostles', Ancient Society: Resources for Teachers 5.2 (1975) 66- 72.
  • 'How to Check on a Translation', Ancient Society: Resources for Teachers 5.2 (1975) 103-109.
  • B 'Caesar's Son and Heir', Papers of the Macquarie University Continuing Education Conference for Ancient History Teachers (Sydney 1977) 76-101.
  • 'Papyrus Documentation of Church and Community in Egypt to the Mid-fourth Century', JbAC 20 (Bonn 1977) 47-71. (With S. R. Pickering.)
  • C 'The Earliest Use of monachos for "Monk" (P.Coll.Youtie 77) and the Origins of Monasticism', JbAC 20 (1977) 72-89.
  • 'Biblical Papyri Prior to Constantine: Some Cultural Implications of Their Physical Form', Prudentia 10 (1978) 1-13. (With S. R. Pickering.)
  • B 'Augustus in the Res Gestae', Papers of the Macquarie University Continuing Education Conference for Ancient History Teachers (Sydney 1979) 1-43.
  • C 'Antike und Christentum. Towards a Definition of the Field. A Bibliographical Survey', in H. Temporini and W. Haase (eds), ANRW II.23.1 (Berlin and New York 1979) 3-58.
  • 'Die frühen Christen als scholastische Gemeinschaft', in Wayne A. Meeks (ed.), Zur Soziologie des Urchristentums. Ausgewählte Beiträge zum frühchristlichen Gemeinschaftsleben in seiner gesellschaftlichen Umwelt; aus dem Amerikanischen von G. Memmert (Munich 1979) 131-164.
  • Review of R. M. Grant, Early Christianity and Society (London 1978), RTR 38.2 (1979) 55-56.
  • Review of E. A, Livingstone (ed.), The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (Oxford 1977), JCE 67 (1980) 59-60,
  • B 'The Eulogistic Inscriptions of the Augustan Forum', Papers of the Macquarie University Continuing Education Conference for Ancient History Teachers (Sydney 1980) 1-26.
  • 'Augustus: What Did they Think was Happening at the Time?', in C. Dawson (ed.), Ancient History ( Sydney 1980) 17-23.
  • A 'The Social Identity of the First Christians: A Question of Method in Religious History', JRH 11/2 (1980) 201-217.
  • C 'Fourth-century Monasticism in the Papyri', in R. S. Bagnall et al. (eds), Proceedings of the XVIth International Congress of Papyrology, New York, 24-31 July 1980 (Chico 1981) 613-620.
  • Preface to New Docs 1 (Sydney 1981) iv-v.
  • B 'The Regional kanon for Requisitioned Transport', Article 9 ,New Docs 1 (Sydney 1981) 36- 45.
  • C 'A State Schoolteacher Makes a Salary Bid', Article 26, New Docs 1 (Sydney 1981) 72-78.
  • 'The Earliest Attested Monk', Article 81, New Docs 1 (Sydney 1981) 124-126.
  • 'The Date of Ezana, the "Constantine" of Ethiopia', Article 94 bis. New Docs 1 (Sydney 1981) 143-144.
  • 'Legislation on Abortion in the Ancient World', Genesis Review 1.1 (1981) 7-15.
  • B 'Setting the Record Straight: Alternative Documents of a Protest in the Roman Army of Egypt', Papers of the Macquarie University Continuing Education Conference for Ancient History Teachers (Sydney 1981) 121-131, reprinted in Ancient History: Resources for Teachers 33 (2003) 153-159.
  • 'Moral Terms in the Eulogistic Tradition', Article 83, New Docs 2 (Sydney 1982) 105-106.
  • 'Greek Names of Latin Origin', Article 84, New Docs 2 (Sydney 1982) 106-108.
  • 'Divine Constantine', Article 107, New Docs 2 (Sydney 1982) 191-192.
  • D 'Government in New Testament Times', The Book of Bible Knowledge (London 1982) 153-59.
  • B 'The Reaction Against Classical Education in the New Testament', JCE 77 (1983) 7-14.
  • C 'The Interaction of Biblical and Classical Education in the Fourth Century', JCE 77 (1983) 31-37.
  • C 'Christian Innovation and its Contemporary Observers', in B. Croke and Alanna Emmett (now Nobbs) (eds), History and Historians in Late Antiquity (Sydney 1983) 13-29.
  • A 'Cultural Conformity and Innovation in Paul', The Tyndale Biblical Archaeology Lecture 1983, TynBul 35 (1984) 3-24.
  • D 'Paul's women', seminar paper, Departments of Classics and History, Stanford University (Palo Alto, California 1984).
  • 'Gesellschaft und Christentum III: Neues Testament', Theologische Realenzyklopädie (Berlin and New York 1984) 764-769.
  • 'Gesellschaft und Christentum IV: Alte Kirche', Theologische Realenzyklopädie (Berlin and New York 1984) 769-773.
  • 'Selection Criteria for the Corpus Papyrorum Christianarum', in M. Gigante (ed.), Atti del XVII Congresso Internazionale di Papirologia, Napoli, 19-26 Maggio, 1983 (Naples 1984) 117-122.
  • 'The House Next to the Augustan Forum', paper summarised in AULLA XXIII Proceedings and Papers (Melbourne 1985) 10-11.
  • Response to Bruce J. Malina on the Gospel of John in sociolinguistic perspective, Colloquy of the Center for Hermeneutical Studies in Hellenistic and Modern Culture, Berkeley 48 (1985) 24-29.
  • D 'Jesus outside the gospels', Continuing Education seminar, Macquarie University (1986).
  • 'A Tribute to B. F. Harris', Ancient Society: Resources for Teachers 16.1 (1986) 2-7.
  • C 'The Quest for Mercy in Late Antiquity', in P. T. O'Brien and D. G. Peterson (eds), God Who is Rich in Mercy: Essays Presented to D. Broughton Knox (Sydney 1986) 107-121.
  • B ' "We Have No King But Caesar." When was Caesar First Seen as a King?', Papers of the Macquarie University Continuing Education Conference for Ancient History Teachers (Sydney 1986) 108-119.
  • C 'The Magical Use of Scripture in the Papyri', in E. Newing and E. Conrad (eds), Perspectives on Language and Text: Essays in Honor of Francis I. Andersen (Winona Lake 1987) 339-349.
  • 'Had the Romans Already Heard of the Khmer People?', Abstracts and Proceedings of the Twenty-fourth Congress of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (Christchurch 1987) 13.
  • 'πραΰτηϛ ' (sc. praytes), Article 80, New Docs 4 (Sydney 1987) 169-170.
  • B 'Augustus and the Roman Nobility', Macquarie Ancient History Association Study Day (Sydney 1987).
  • B 'The Augustan Republic: Tiberius and Claudius on Roman History', Macquarie Ancient History Association 'Republicanism' Conference (Sydney 1988).
  • 'Agrippina as Ruler of Rome?', Teaching History 22.1 (1988) 13-16.
  • B 'The Gentile Response to Judaism in the First Century', Papers of the Society for Early Christianity Seminar, 'Jews and Christians: The First-century Dilemma' (Sydney 1989) 19-27; summarised in SSEC Newsletter 6 (1989) 5-6.
  • D 'Does Christ teach us how to judge Caesar?' public lecture, University of Wollongong (1989).
  • C 'The Beginning of Religious History', JRH 15/4 (1989) 394-412.
  • 'Papyri', Encyclopedia of Early Christianity (New York 1990) 686-691 (2nd edn 1997) 867-872.
  • D 'The trouble with professional history', interview with Mark Hutchinson, Lucas 11 (Sydney, April 1991) 28-40.
  • B 'St Paul and the Inscriptions of Ephesus', Annual Lecture of the Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens (1990).
  • B 'Caesar and Augustus', Macquarie Ancient History Association Study Day (Sydney 1990).
  • C 'Athens and Jerusalem', in R. K. Sinclair (ed.), Past, Present and Future: Ancient World Studies in Australia (Sydney 1990) 90-98.
  • B 'The Mark of the Beast, Revelation 13:15', TynBul 42 (1991) 158-160.
  • B 'A Woman's Behaviour', Article 2, New Docs 6 (Sydney 1992) 18-23.
  • A 'The Teacher as Moral Exemplar in Paul and the Inscriptions of Ephesus', in D. G. Peterson and J. W. Pryor (eds), In the Fullness of Time: Biblical Studies in Honour of Archbishop Donald Robinson (Sydney 1992) 185-201.
  • B 'What Kind of Ruler Did the Greeks Think Augustus Was?', Macquarie Ancient History Association Study Day (Sydney 1992).
  • D 'Who First Saw Augustus as an Emperor?'. History Teachers Association Study Day (Sydney 1992), reprinted in Classicum 33.2 (2007) 2-4.
  • 'Pilate, Pontius', in B. M. Metzger et al. (eds), The Oxford Companion to the Bible (New York 1993) 594-595.
  • D 'What makes ancient history modern?', the John M. Ward Memorial Lecture (Sydney, 13 October 1993).
  • D 'The undesirability of Christian Universities', conference document (Sydney 1994).
  • B 'Judaism and the Rise of Christianity: A Roman Perspective', TynBul 45 (1994) 355-368.
  • 'Should History Teach the National Truth?', review of C. Crabtree et al. (eds), Lessons from History: Essential Understandings and Historical Perspectives Students Should Acquire (Los Angeles 1993), Education Monitor (Summer 1993-94) 30-32.
  • D 'The history of the family', Call to Australia broadcast document (Sydney 1994).
  • Review of J. Podemann Sørensen (ed.), Rethinking Religion: Studies in the Hellenistic Process (Copenhagen 1989), JRH 20.2 (1996) 246-247.
  • B 'The Biblical Shape of Modern Culture', Kategoria 3 (1996) 9-30.
  • D 'Multiculturalism: where does the Gospel belong?' Southern Cross Quarterly (Sydney, Summer 1996-97) 4-9.
  • D 'Marriage in History and Scripture', Community Standards document (Sydney, 26 January 1997).
  • D 'My philosophy of life', Council of Christians and Jews address (Sydney, 10 April 1997).
  • B 'The Second Thoughts of Syme on Augustus'. Ancient History: Resources for Teachers 27/1 (1997) 43-75.
  • 'The Rhetoric of Inscriptions', in S. E. Porter (ed.), Handbook of Classical Rhetoric in the Hellenistic Period, 330 BC-AD400 (Leiden 1997) 807-828.
  • C 'Conversion in the Ancient World', Society for the Study of Early Christianity, SSEC Newsletter 32 (1998) 3-4.
  • C 'Ancient Beginnings of the Modern World', in T. W. Hillard, R. A. Kearsley, C. E. V. Nixon and A. Nobbs (eds), Ancient History in a Modern University. Vol 2 (Grand Rapids and Cambridge 1998) 468-482.
  • B 'The "Settlements" of Augustus: A Constitutional Reform?', Ancient History Seminars of B. R. Brennan (Sydney 1998).
  • C 'Biblical Sources of Historical Method', Kategoria 15 (Spring 1999) 33-39.
  • D Review of R. MacMullen, Christianity and Paganism in the Fourth to Eighth Centuries (New Haven 1997), JRH 23.2 (1999) 240-241.
  • Foreword to F. Münzer, Roman Aristocratic Parties and Families. tr. T. Ridley (Baltimore 1999) xv-xvii.
  • Introduction to 'C. G. Heyne's Address on Roman Deportation: A 1791 Comparison with Botany Bay', tr. P. M. McCallum, Ancient History: Resources for Teachers 29.2 (1999) 118-128.
  • D 'Why a confessional college in a university?' Robert Menzies College (Sydney, October 2000).
  • C 'The Impact of Paul's Gospel on Ancient Society', in P. Bolt and M. Thompson (eds), The Gospel to the Nations: Perspectives on Paul's Mission in Honour of P. T. O'Brien (Leicester 2000) 297-308.
  • B 'The Period of Augustus and the Julio-Claudians', Papers of the Macquarie University Ancient History Teachers' Conference (Sydney 2000) 123-128.
  • D 'The conflict of faith and education', annual address to Fortians association (Sydney, 11 March 2001).
  • D 'Athena, the unknown god of the churches', ISCAST lecture document (Brisbane, 26 April 2001).
  • D 'Ancient contradictions in the Western soul', ISCAST lecture document (Brisbane, 27 April 2001).
  • D 'Ernst Badian, historian', Higher School Certificate (HSC) document (Sydney, 15 May 2001).
  • D 'The roots of democratic culture', letter to Ian Clarkson (Sydney, 12 June 2001).
  • B 'The Real Basis of Augustan Power', Ancient History Study Day, Macquarie University (Sydney 2002).
  • D 'Paul Barnett and New Testament History', foreword to New Docs 9 (Grand Rapids and Cambridge 2002) ix-xii.
  • D 'Should we drop BC/AD for BCE/CE?' SSEC Newsletter 43 (2002) 4.
  • 'Her Soul Went up on High', Article 8, New Docs 9 (Grand Rapids and Cambridge 2002) 19.
  • 'Thanksgiving to the Benefactor of the World, Tiberius Caesar', Article 10, New Docs 9 (Grand Rapids and Cambridge 2002) 22.
  • C 'The Ecumenical Synod of Dionysiac Artists', Article 23, New Docs 9 (Grand Rapids and Cambridge 2002) 67-68.
  • C 'Jews, Proselytes and God-fearers Club Together', Article 25, New Docs 9 (Grand Rapids and Cambridge 2002) 73- 80.
  • D Review of Nicholas Horsfall, The Culture of the Roman Plebs (London 2003), Ancient History: Resources for Teachers 33.2 (2002) 195-200.
  • B 'Did the Churches Compete with Cult-groups?', in J. T. Fitzgerald et al. (eds), Early Christianity and Classical Culture (Leiden 2003) 501-524.
  • D 'The essential Jesus', SSEC Newsletter 45 (2003) 4-7.
  • 'Ergänzung. Australien und Neuseeland', Der Neue Pauly 15/3, Rezeptions- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte (Stuttgart 2003) 1247-1250.
  • B 'The Appeal to Convention in Paul', in P. J. Williams et al. (eds), The New Testament in its First Century Setting (Grand Rapids and Cambridge 2004) 178-189.
  • 'McDonald, Alexander Hugh (1908-1979)', in The Dictionary of British Classicists (Bristol 2004) 604-606.
  • C 'The Absence of Religion, Even in Ammianus?', in G. R. Treloar and R. D. Linder (eds), Making History for God (Sydney 2004) 295-308.
  • D 'Was there religion in the Graeco-Roman world?' ABC interview (Sydney, 20 June 2004).
  • 'Latin Names Around a Counter-cultural Paul', in S. C. Holt and Gordon Preece (eds), The Bible and the Business of Life (Adelaide 2004) 64-84.
  • B 'The Roman Base of Paul's Mission', TynBul 56/1 (2005) 103-117.
  • B 'On This Rock I Will Build My ekklesia. Counter-cultic Springs of Multiculturalism?', the Petrie Oration, Australian Institute of Archaeology (Melbourne 2005), Buried History 41 (2005) 3-28.
  • B & D 'Was Christianity a Religion?', Society for the Study of Early Christianity, SSEC Newsletter 56 (2006) 4-7.
  • D 'Who programs our values?' CASE 10 (Sydney 2006) 5, 23-26.
  • 'Kultgemeinde (Kultverein)' in Reallexikon für Antike und Christentum 22 (Stuttgart 2007) 393- 438.
  • 'Richard Alexander Bauman (1919-2006)', in The Australian Academy of the Humanities Proceedings 2006 (2007) 51-54.
  • 'Who Wants Classics in a New World?' Ancient History: Resources for Teachers 38.2 (2008, appeared 2011) 153-176.
  • C Review of J.Rüpke, Gruppenreligionen im römischen Reich (Tübingen 2007), JbAC 51 (2008) 188-195.
  • C 'Synagogue and Church in the Roman Empire: The Insoluble Problem of Toleration', RTR 68.1 (2009) 29-45.
  • C 'The Puzzle of Christian Presence in Egypt before Constantine', in A. Woods et al. (eds), Egyptian Culture and Society: Studies in Honour of Naguib Kanawati (Cairo 2010) 263-278.
  • 'What did Augustus Think he was Doing?', Classicum 36.1 (2010) 3-6.
  • 'Where is the Truth in History?' How does the Discipline of History Relate to "the Faith of the Gospel"?', JCE 53.1 (2010) 7-18.
  • Review of Albrecht Gerber, Deissmann the Philologist (Berlin 2010), Buried History 47 (2011) 75-77.
  • 'Constantine's Legacy: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Christianity', in S. Smart (ed.), Public Christianity (Sydney 2011) 207-213.
  • 'The Religion of the Secularists', Society for the Study of Early Christianity, SSEC Newsletter 72 (2012) 4- 7.
  • 'What Makes a Philosophical School?', Article 1, New Docs 10 (Grand Rapids and Cambridge 2012) 1-5.
  • 'Choosing "the Strait and Narrow"', Article 2, New Docs 10 (Grand Rapids and Cambridge 2012) 6-9.
  • 'The Crux of RG 34.1 Resolved? Augustus on 28 BC', Article 10, New Docs 10 (Grand Rapids and Cambridge 2012) 55-58.
  • 'The Names of Jewish Women', Article 26, New Docs 10 (Grand Rapids and Cambridge 2012) 156-158.
  • 'The Failure of Augustus', Classicum 38.1 (2012) 2-7.
  • 'Diversity versus the body corporate', St Mark's Review 225.3 (2013) 8-15.
  • 'The Religion of the Secularists', JRH 38.3 (2014) 307-319.
  • 'Higher education in the Pauline churches', in L. Ball and James R. Harrison (eds), Learning and Teaching Theology: Some Ways Ahead (Melbourne 2014) 23-31.
  • 'Who authorised the Res Gestae in Greek?' (forthcoming).
Editorial Commitments
  • Initiating associate editor, Journal of Religious History. 1960.
  • Assistant editor, Journal of Christian Education, 1961.
  • Elected initiating co-editor, Antichthon (Journal of the Australasian Society for Classical Studies), 1967.
  • Initiating editor, Interchange (Papers on biblical and current questions), 1969.
  • Initiating editor, Sources in Ancient History (Sydney University Press, monograph series), 1970.
  • Mentoring Ancient History: Resources for Teacher. 1971.
  • initiating director, New Documents Illustrating Early Christianity (monograph series), 1981.



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