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Chlup, James T.

Associate Professor, Classics

Department Head, Classics


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Keyword Discipline

Ancient/Classical History


Language and/or Literature, Classical Latin


Middle/Near East

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Research Description

Research areas include: Greek and Latin historical narrative, esp. Livy; Greek biography; History of the Middle and Late Roman Republic (c. 300-30 BCE); The Middle East under Rome; Greek and Roman military texts.

Teaching Description

Courses frequently taught include: Introduction to Ancient Roman Culture; Greek and Roman Mythology (including online delivery); The Rise and Fall of the Roman Republic; Rome under the Emperors; Classical Greece; Latin language at all levels (including graduate).

Public/Media (Non-Technical) Description

I am a specialist in several areas of Roman history and culture, with a special interest in ancient Roman historical, biographical, and military texts. I also have a research interest in Roman administration and involvement in the Middle East and the Arabian peninsula. My research takes me to Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria at present.

Languages (other than English)

Arabic (Levant) - Read, Write, Speak, Comprehend Aurally

French - Read, Write, Speak, Comprehend Aurally

German - Read, Write, Speak, Comprehend Aurally

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