Michael R. Maas

Michael R. Maas
William Gaines Twyman Chair in History, and Professor of Classical Studies
Faculty Affiliate, Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations
Faculty Affiliate, Medieval Studies
Faculty Affiliate, Jewish Studies
Ph.D. University of California-Berkeley, 1982
M.A. University of California-Berkeley, 1975
B.A. Cornell University, 1973
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306 Humanities
Areas of Interest: 
  • Ancient Greece and Rome
  • Late antiquity and early Byzantium
Selected Publications: 
  • John Lydus and the Roman Past: Antiquarianism and Politics in the Age of Justinian (Routledge, 1992)
  • The West: Encounters and Transformations, with Brian Levack, Edward Muir and Meredith Veldman (Addison Wesley Longman, 2003)
  • Exegesis and Empire in the Early Byzantine Mediterranean. Junillus Africanus and the Instituta Regularia Divinae Legis (Mohr Siebeck 2003)
  • The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Justinian, (ed.) (Cambridge, 2005)
  • Readings in Late Antiquity: A Sourcebook (2nd edition, Routledge, 2010)