Erich Gruen

Gladys Rehard Wood Professor of History and Classics Emeritus
B.A. 1957 Columbia University
B.A., M.A. 1960 Oxford University
Ph.D. 1964 Harvard University
Research Interests: 
Greek and Roman History; Jews in the Greco-Roman world
gruene [at]
Office / Location: 
3422 Dwinelle Hall

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.

Select 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.