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Wolf Liebeschuetz

Emeritus Professor, Faculty of Arts

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Biography

Corresponding Member of the German Archaeological Institute, and a member of the European Science Foundation "Transformation of the Roman World" Project 1992-97.

Research Summary

My research interests are Roman religion in the imperial period, and the transformation of the late Roman into the medieval world, especially the development of late Roman cities.

Recent Publications

  • LIEBESCHUETZ, J.H.W.G., 2006. Decline and change in late antiquity: religion, barbarians and their historiography Aldershot: Ashgate.
  • LIEBESCHUETZ, J.H.W.G, 2006. Libanius and Late Antique Autobiography Topoi Orient-Occident, Supplément. 7, 263-276
  • LIEBESCHUETZ, J.H.W.G., 2002. Unsustainable development: the origin of ruined landscapes in the Roman Empire. In: DE BLOIS, L. and RICH, J., eds., The transformation of economic life under the Roman Empire: proceedings of the second workshop of the international network Impact of Empire (Roman Empire, c. 200 B.C. - A.D. 476) Nottingham July 4-7, 2001 Amsterdam: J.C. Gieben. 232-243
  • LIEBESCHUETZ, J.H.W.G., 2001. The decline and fall of the Roman city Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Past Research

Publications include:

  • Antioch: city and imperial administration in the Later Roman Empire (Oxford 1972)
  • Continuity and Change in Roman Religion (Oxford 1979)
  • Barbarians and Bishops (1990)
  • From Diocletian to the Arab Conquest (1990)
  • The Decline and Fall of the Roman City (Oxford 2000)
  • LIEBESCHUETZ, J.H.W.G., 2006. Decline and change in late antiquity: religion, barbarians and their historiography Aldershot: Ashgate.
  • LIEBESCHUETZ, J.H.W.G, 2006. Libanius and Late Antique Autobiography Topoi Orient-Occident, Supplément. 7, 263-276
  • LIEBESCHUETZ, J.H.W.G., 2002. Unsustainable development: the origin of ruined landscapes in the Roman Empire. In: DE BLOIS, L. and RICH, J., eds., The transformation of economic life under the Roman Empire: proceedings of the second workshop of the international network Impact of Empire (Roman Empire, c. 200 B.C. - A.D. 476) Nottingham July 4-7, 2001 Amsterdam: J.C. Gieben. 232-243
  • LIEBESCHUETZ, J.H.W.G., 2001. The decline and fall of the Roman city Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Department of Archaeology

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