Dr Benet Salway
Office: B20, 23 Gordon Square
I work on later Roman history, Greek and Roman epigraphy and onomastics, Roman law, and travel and geography in the Graeco-Roman world. I teach a general, group 1, course on the history of the Roman empire as well as more specialist courses, including 'Mechanisms of Power: Running the Roman Empire' and an MA course on Latin epigraphy.
Areas of Research Supervision: Roman Imperial History (social and political), Roman epigraphy (Greek and Latin) and onomastics, Roman law, and travel and geography in the Graeco-Roman world.
Theses Currently Supervised:
-A comparison of the funerary epigraphy of Roman Britain and Numidia
-Branding of goods in the Roman world
-The social and economic significance of Indo-Roman trade to the Roman Empire
-The legal basis of the so-called persecutions of Christians from the reign of Nero to before Decius
-Social use of space in late antiquity
-'Putting the world in order: mapping in Roman texts' in James R. Akerman and Richard J. A. Talbert (eds.), Ancient Perspectives: Maps and their Place in Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece and Rome (2012)
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