Meghan DiLuzio

Meghan DiLuzio
Associate 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.
    • A recipient of the 2017 Classical Association of the Middle West and South First Book Award; A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title for 2017; Nominated by the Graduate School at Princeton University for the Council of Graduate Schools 2017 Gustave O. Arlt Award in the Humanities

Articles and Book Chapters

  • “Religion and Gender in Ancient Rome,” in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion. Oxford University Press, November 2019. doi:
  • “The Women and the Lares: A Reconsideration of an Augustan Altar from the Capitoline in Rome,” co-authored with Harriet I. Flower. American Journal of Archaeology 123.2: 213-236, 2019.
  • “Caesar as Salius: Reconsidering the Apex on Caesar’s Elephant Denarius.” American Journal of Philology 139.2: 249-276, 2018.
  • “All Call Me Blessed: The Magnificat in Paulina’s Poem to Praetextatus.” Journal of Late Antiquity 10.2: 432-454, 2017.
  • “Priestesses in Action: Ritual Instruments Employed by Roman Women,” in Gods, Objects, and Ritual Practice in Ancient Mediterranean Religion, edited by Sandra Blakely, 209-225. Studies in Ancient Mediterranean Religions No. 1. Bristol: Lockwood Press, 2017.
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Department of Classics

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