Duane Roller

Historian, archaeologist, and classical scholar, Duane W. Roller is Professor Emeritus of Greek and Latin at The Ohio State University, and currently lives in Santa Fe, NM. He has excavated in Greece, Italy, Turkey, and the Levant. He is a three-time Fulbright scholar, most recently the Karl-Franzens Distinguished Chair of Cultural Studies at the University of Graz, Austria.

Books in order of publication:

The Building Program of Herod the Great1998
The World of Juba II and Kleopatra Selene: Royal Scholarship on Rome’s African Frontier2003
Scholarly Kings: The Writings Of Juba II Of Mauretania, Archelaos Of Kappadokia, Herod The Great, And The Emperor Claudius2004
Through the Pillars of Herakles: Greco-Roman Exploration of the Atlantic2006
Cleopatra: A Biography2010
Eratosthenes’ “Geography”2010
The Geography of Strabo: An English Translation, with Introduction and Notes2014
Ancient Geography: The Discovery of the World in Classical Greece and Rome2015
Cleopatra’s Daughter and Other Royal Women of the Augustan Era2018
A Historical and Topographical Guide to the Geography of Strabo2018
Empire of the Black Sea: The Rise and Fall of the Mithridatic World2020
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