Elizabeth A. Meyer
T. Cary Johnson, Jr. Professor of History
Office Hours: Mondays, 3:30-5PM
Field & Specialties
Greek and Roman
A.B. Yale 1979
M.A. Yale 1982
Ph.D. Yale 1988
For a complete list of Elizabeth Meyer's articles and books, please see her curriculum vitae.
Most recent publications:
"The Knowledge Transmitted by Inscribed Accounts and Legal Documents," in Y. Suto (ed.), Transmission and Organization of Knowledge in the Ancient Mediterranean World. Vienna (2021) 199-210.
"Slavery and paramonē in the Dodona lamellae," in Soueref (ed.), Dodona. The Omen’s Questions. New Approaches in the Oracular Tablets (Proceedings of the International Meeting, Athens, Akropolis Museum, 16 September 2016), Ioannina (2018) 151-157.
"Inscribing in Columns in Fifth-Century Athens," in Berti, Bolle, et al. (eds.), Writing Matters: Presenting and Perceiving Monumental Inscriptions in Antiquity and the Middle Ages. de Gruyter (2017) 205-261.
"Posts, Kurbeis, Metopes: The Origins of the Athenian 'Documentary' Stele," Hesperia 85 (2016) 323-383.
"Molossia and Epeiros," in Beck & Funke (eds.), Federalism in Greek Antiquity. Cambridge University Press (2015) 297-318.
Elizabeth Meyer's Academia.edu page: https://virginia.academia.edu/EAMeyer
Admission to the Ph.D. Program in Ancient History and further details
Greek and Roman political and social history, especially as they intersect with (or are illuminated by) law. Hence current research interests include the growth of documentary practice in Roman law and its relationship to literacy; ancient manumission; epigraphic and archival practices.