Drew Sorber

Fields & Specialties

Early Medieval and Late Antique Europe; Religious, Cultural and Intellectual history; Apocalyptic thought

My current research focuses on the place and function of prophecy in early medieval Europe, especially its role in the developing modes of political discourse during the long ninth century. 

I have completed comprehensive examinations on Early Medieval European Intellectual history, the history of Rome from its founding to the 5th century AD, and in medieval Islamic history. 


M.A.: University of Virginia, 2015 - Thesis: Apocalypse and Martyrdom in ninth-century Cordoba.

M.Phil: Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, 2012 - Thesis: Carolingian Concepts of Conversion. 

B.A.: Brigham Young University, 2011. 

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University of Virginia
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