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.
  • “Religion and Gender in Ancient Rome,” forthcoming in The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion, edited by John Barton, et al.
  • “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.
Curriculum Vitae

Department of Classics

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