Jonathan Prag: Publications

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Principal publications:

  • Prag, J.R.W. and Quinn, J.C. (eds.). 2013. The Hellenistic West: Rethinking the Ancient Mediterranean. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Prag, J.R.W. and Quinn, J.C. 2013. Introdution. In The Hellenistic West: Rethinking the Ancient Mediterranean. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1-13.
  • Prag, J.R.W. Epigraphy in the western Mediterranean: a Hellenistic phenomenon? In J.R.W. Prag and J.C. Quinn (eds.), The Hellenistic West: Rethinking the Ancient Mediterranean. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 320-347.
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2013. Sicilian Identity in the Hellenistic and Roman Periods: Epigraphic Considerations. In P. Martzavou and N. Papazarkadas (eds.), Epigraphical Approaches to the Post-Classical Polis. Fourth Century BC to Second Century AD. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 37-53.
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2013. Provincials, patrons, and the rhetoric of repetundae. In C. Steel and H. van der Blom (eds), Community and Communication: Oratory and Politics in Republican Rome. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 267-283.
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2012. Sicily and Sardinia-Corsica: the first provinces. In D. Hoyos (ed.), A Companion to Roman Imperialism. Leiden: Brill. 53-65.
  • Prag. J.R.W. 2011. Kinship diplomacy between Sicily and Rome. In D. Bonanno, C. Bonnet, N. Cusumano, & S. Péré-Noguès (eds), Alleanze e parentele: Le “affinità elettive” nella storiografia sulla Sicilia antica. Convegno internazionale, Palermo 14-15 aprile 2010. Caltanissetta: Salvatore Sciascia editore. 179-206.
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2011. Provincial governors and auxiliary soldiers. In N. Barrandon and F. Kirbihler (eds), Les gouverners et les provinciaux sous la République romaine. Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes. 15-28.
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2011. Provincia Sicilia: between Roman and local in the third century BC. In E. García Riaza (ed.), De Fronteras a provincias. Interacción e integración en Occidente (ss.III-I aC), Palma de Mallorca: Ediciones Universitat de les Illes Balears: 83-96.
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2011. Troops and commanders: auxilia externa under the Roman Republic. In Truppe e Comandanti nel mondo antico, eds. D. Bonanno, R. Marino, D. Motta, Palermo = ORMOS – Quaderni di storia antica, n.s. 2 (2010): 101-113.
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2011. Siculo-Punic Coinage and Siculo-Punic Interactions. In M. Dalla Riva (ed.), Meetings between Cultures in the Ancient Mediterranean. Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Classical Archaeology, Rome 22-26 sept. 2008. Published online in Bollettino di Archeologia online, I, 2010, Volume speciale.
    http://151.12.58.75/archeologia/bao_document/articoli/2_PRAG.pdf
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2010. Sicilia Romana tributim discripta. In M. Silvestrini (ed.), Le tribù romane. Atti della XVIe Rencontre sur l’épigraphie (Bari 8-10 ottobre 2009). Bari: Edipuglia. 305-311.
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2010. Tyrannizing Sicily: The Despots Who Cried ‘Carthage!’ In A. Turner, K.O. Chong-Gossard and F. Vervaet (eds), Private and Public Lies: The Discourse of Despotism and Deceit in the Graeco-Roman World, Impact of Empire 11 (Leiden: Brill), 51-71
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2009. Identità siciliana in età romano repubblicana. Immagine e immagini della Sicilia e di altre isole del Mediterraneo antico. Atti delle Seste Giornate Internazionale di studi sull’area elima e la Sicilia occidentale (Erice, 12-16 ottobre 2006). Pisa: Scuola Normale Superiore. Vol. 1, 87-100.
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2009. Republican Sicily at the start of the 21st Century: the rise of the optimists. Pallas 79: 131-144pdf copy available
  • Prag, J.R.W. and Repath, I.D. (eds). 2009. A Handbook to Petronius. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing (details at Blackwell Reference online); revised paperback 2012.
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2008. Sicilia and Britiannia: Epigraphic Evidence for Civic Administration. In C. Berrendonner, M. Cébeillac-Gervasoni, L. Lamoine (eds), Le Quotidien municipal dans l’Occident romain (Clermont-Ferrand: Presses Universitaires Blaise-Pascal), 67-81pdf copy available
  • Prag, J.R.W. (ed.). 2007. Sicilia Nutrix Plebis Romanae: Rhetoric, Law, and Taxation in Cicero’s Verrines (BICS Supp. 97). London: Institute of Classical Studies [ToC ]
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2007. Auxilia and Gymnasia: A Sicilian Model of Roman Imperialism.Journal of Roman Studies 97: 68-100pdf copy available
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2007. Ciceronian Sicily: the epigraphic dimension. In J. Dubouloz and S. Pittia (eds), La Sicile de Cicéron, Lectures des Verrines. Besançon: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté. 245-271
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2007. Roman Magistrates in Sicily, 227-49 BC. In J. Dubouloz and S. Pittia (eds), La Sicile de Cicéron, Lectures des Verrines. Besançon: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté. 287-310
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2006. Cave Navem: Petronius, Satyricon 30.1. Classical Quarterly 56.2: 538-47 pdf copy available
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2006. Poenus plane est – but who were the ‘Punickes’? Papers of the British School at Rome 74: 1-37
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2006. Il miliario di Aurelius Cotta (ILLRP 1277): una lapide in contesto. In Guerra e pace in Sicilia nel Mediterraneo antico (VIII-III sec. a.C.). Arte, prassi e teoria della pace e della guerra, 2 vols. Pisa: Scuola Normale Superiore. Vol. 2, pp. 733-44 pdf copy available
  • Merryweather, A.D. and Prag, J.R.W. (eds) 2003. ‘Romanization’? Proceedings of a post-graduate colloquium, The Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, 15 November 2002. Digressus Supplement 1 <http://www.digressus.org>
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2003. Nouveaux regards sur les élites locales de la Sicile républicaine. Histoire et Sociétés Rurales 19: 121-32 [pre-print English text pdf copy available]
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2002. Epigraphy by numbers: Latin and the epigraphic culture in Sicily. In A.E. Cooley (ed.), Becoming Roman, Writing Latin (JRA Suppl. 48; Portsmouth, RI: Journal of Roman Archaeology), 15-31
 

Forthcoming (see also articles in preparation)

  • Prag, J.R.W. (in press). Ancient constructions of Punicity. In J. Quinn and N. Vella (eds), Identifying the Punic Mediterranean (Monographs of the British School at Rome).
  • Prag, J.R.W. (in press). Sicilian Identity in the Hellenistic and Roman Periods: Epigraphic Considerations. In P. Martzavou and N. Papazarkadas (eds), New Documents and New Approaches: Epigraphical Perspectives in the Study of the Postclassical Polis (4th cent BC- 3 cent AD). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Prag, J.R.W. and Quinn, J.C. (eds). (in press, 2013). The Hellenistic West. Cambridge: CUP.
  • Prag, J.R.W. (in press, 2013). Epigraphy in the western Mediterranean: a Hellenistic phenomenon? In Prag and Quinn (eds), The Hellenistic West, Cambridge.
 

Minor publications and reviews:

  • Prag, J.R.W. 2012. Review of The Roman Inscriptions of Britain, volume III (Oxford, Oxbow Books, 2009). Britannia 43: 459-461.
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2011. Review of P. van Dommelen and C. Gómez Bellard (eds), Rural Landscapes of the Punic World (London / Oakville, 2008). Levant 43.1: 123-4.
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2008. Review of F.P. Rizzo, Sicilia cristiana dal I al V secolo. Volume primo. Supplementi a Kokalos, 17; Testimonia Siciliae Antiquae I, 14, Rome, Gorgio Bretschneider Editore, 2005). Classical Review 58.1
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2007. Review of H. Flower, Cambridge Companion to the Roman Republic (Cambridge, 2004). Ancient West and East 6: 364-66
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2007. Review of R. Panvini & L. Sole, L’Acropoli di Gela: stipi, depositi o scarichi (Rome, 2005). Journal of Hellenic Studies 127
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2006. 28 contributions on Roman Republican history. In L. Foxhall, D. Mattingly and G. Shipley (eds.), The Cambridge Guide to Classical Civilization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2006. Review of R. Hingley, Globalizing Roman Culture: Unity, Diversity and Empire (London, Routledge, 2005). Journal of Roman Studies 96: 214-16
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2006. Secret accounts of profit [review of D. Jones, The Bankers of Puteoli (Stroud: Tempus, 2005)]. Times Literary Supplement, no. 5382, 26 May 2006, p. 10
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2005. Introduction to the New Edition. Caesar’s “Civil War”, transl. Rev. F.P. Long, pp. ix-xix. Arlington, MA: Barnes & Noble Publishing
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2005. Review of A. Fassbender, Index numerorum: ein Findbuch zum Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum (Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum: Auctarium, Series Nova, 1). Classical Review 55 (1): 363-64
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2004. Review of R. Vattuone (ed.), Storici greci d’Occidente (Bologna, 2002). Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2004.21.11. <http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/bmcr/2004/2004-11-21.html>
  • Merryweather, A.D. and Prag, J.R.W. 2002. ‘Romanization’? or, why flog a dead horse? Digressus 2: 8-10 <http://www.digressus.org>
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2002. Review of C. Ampolo, Da un’antica città di Sicilia. I decreti di Entella e Nakone (Pisa, 2001). Bryn Mawr Classical Review (May 2002) <http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/bmcr/2002/2002-05-37.html>
  • Prag, J.R.W. 2002. Review of C. Smith and J. Serrati (eds.), Sicily from Aeneas to Augustus (Edinburgh, 2000). Journal of Roman Studies 92: 202-03
 
Other media credits:
  • Contributor to ‘A Brief History of Double Entry Book Keeping’, BBC Radio 4, aired on 10 March 2010.
 
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