Caveat Lector: The historical record and the archaeology of provincial collapse on Rome’s northern frontiers during the third century CE

TBD Trinity University, San Antonio

The third century CE is arguably the most poorly understood period of the Roman Empire. Nonetheless, it is a critical time in World History, as it ushered in the transition of the Classical World to Late Antiquity and saw the end of the Roman system as defined by Augustus. One of the most consequential changes […]

The Art of Food in Ancient Egypt

TBD Trinity University, San Antonio

When modern observers think of ancient Egyptian food, they will usually come up with an image of the deceased seated in front of a pile of mysterious objects. Others may call to mind the offering formula of 1000 of bread and 1000 of beer, and then pause, unsure what comes next. This presentation will look […]