New Publication!

Our latest project publication is the special journal issue Waves across the Pond: Exiling Clerics in Late Antiquity, Studies in Late Antiquity: A Journal, vol. 3.3 (2019), edited by our PI, Julia Hillner, with articles by Jennifer Barry (Mary Washington), Richard Flower (Exeter), Elisabeth O’Connell (British Museum) and Julia.

Reprint and impact of my book on book-burning

One year after its first appearance my book “Christianity, Book-Burning and Censorship in Late Antiquity: Studies in Text Transmission” (De Gruyter, 2016) has been published as a more affordable paperback reprint edition (Baylor University Press, 2017). Catherine Nixey has also just published a book for a general readership “The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of […]

Book announcement

My new book has just been published with De Gruyter. The title is “Christianity, Book-Burning and Censorship in Late Antiqity: Studies in Text Transmission”. It has recently been endorsed by Forbes Magazine:   As Dirk Rohmann has written in his new book, Christianity, Book-Burning and Censorship in Late Antiquity, early Christians often spoke of books as a kind of […]

Cherchez la femme: Visiting ‘Egypt. Faith After the Pharaos’

Yesterday I visited Egypt. Faith after the Pharaos, an exhibition at the British Museum curated by the brilliant Elisabeth O’Connell, who is, of course, also a member of our advisory board. Elisabeth came up to Sheffield to our second advisory board workshop recently (on which more soon), and I realised then that the exhibition will be […]

Interview with our PI

Our PI, Dr Julia Hillner, has been interviewed by Dr Richard Flower from the University of Exeter about crime and punishment in the Roman and late Roman world (including exile). You can listen to the interview here.