Seth Schwartz

Lucius N. Littauer Professor of Classical Jewish Civilization

Columbia University

Seth Schwartz is a social, cultural and political historian of the ancient Jews, with strong interests in their Hellenistic, Roman and early Christian environments. He is the author of The Ancient Jews from Alexander to Muhammad, Cambridge University Press, 2014, Were the Jews A Mediterranean Society: Reciprocity and Solidarity in Ancient Judaism, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010, Imperialism and Jewish Society, 200 BCE to 640 CE, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001, Josephus and Judaean Politics, Leiden: Brill, 1990, and (ith R. Bagnall, A. Cameron and K. Worp) Consuls of the Later Roman Empire, Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1987.