Projects and Excavations

The unique, interdisciplinary nature of the department is demonstrated in the breadth of on-going research by AMNE faculty and students alike.  The scope of our research strengths span:

  • The material culture and history of Greater Mesopotamia, the Bronze Age Mediterranean, Egypt, Palestine, Sicily, and the Roman Empire.
  • Greek and Roman culture, Greek philosophy, Greek and Latin literature, and Greek mythology.
  • Hebrew Bible studies,Jewish studies, and early Christian history and literature.
  • Aspects of gender, law, economy, politics, urbanism, performance, ethnicity, and social status in ancient Near Eastern, Greek, and Roman civilizations.
  • Historiography, receptions of the ancient world, and digital approaches to the past.

More detailed information on the research interests of specific faculty members can be found by visiting our People page. Updates on the outstanding achievements of our internationally recognized faculty can be found in our News & Events tab.  Some of the honours our faculty have received in recent years also include: