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Meghan DiLuzio

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Assistant Professor of Classics

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  • Ph.D., Classics, Princeton University, 2011
  • M.A., Classics, Princeton University, 2009
  • B.A., History, The College of New Jersey, summa cum laude, 2004


  • Roman history, religion, women in antiquity.

Research Interests

Meghan DiLuzio is interested in Roman cultural history, including especially religion and women in ancient Rome.


  • A Place at the Altar: Priestesses in Republican Rome. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016.
  • “Caesar as Salius: Reconsidering the Apex on Caesar’s Elephant Denarius (RRC 443/1),” forthcoming in American Journal of Philology 139.2, 2018.
  • “All Call Me Blessed: The Magnificat in Paulina’s Poem to Praetextatus,” forthcoming in Journal of Late Antiquity 10.2, 2017.
  • "Priestesses in Action: Ritual Instruments Employed by Roman Women," in Gods, Objects, and Ritual Practice in Ancient Mediterranean Religion, edited by Sandra Blakely. Studies in Ancient Mediterranean Religions No. 1. Bristol: Lockwood Press, forthcoming.
  • "Instauratio," "Lituus," "Pompa," "Priestess," "Rex Sacrorum," "Supplicatio," "Vitium," in the Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions, edited by L. Fried, J. Knust, M. Pregill, E. Orlin, and M. Satlow. New York: Routledge, 2015.