Benjamin Isaac, 2004–2005 | National Humanities Center

Benjamin Isaac (NHC Fellow, 2004–05)

Project Title

(1) Corpus of Ancient Inscriptions of Judaea/Palaestina, and (2) Greek and Roman Ideas about Warfare

Tel Aviv University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2004–05

Benjamin Isaac drafted the first chapter of his book Greek and Roman Warfare and wrote a postscript with comments and additions for the second, paperback edition of his book The Invention of Racism in Classical Antiquity (Princeton University Press, forthcoming 2006). He also wrote two journal articles: "Roman Organization in the 'Arabah' in the Fourth Century" for Crossing the Rift, edited by Piotr Bienkowski and Katharina Galor, forthcoming as a special issue of Levant, and "Latin in Cities of the Roman Near East" for Studies in Honour of Fergus Millar, edited by Richard Alston, forthcoming as a special issue of Ancient West & East.