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Fighting crime and corruption? Police forces, army and society in Late Hellenistic and Roman Egypt. KU Leuven
Following the final defeat of Marc Antony and Cleopatra in 30 BC, Egypt became a province of the Roman Empire. Some traditions remained unbroken, but fundamental changes were made to the criminal justice system – including the police. In spite of what historians have long assumed, Egypt had a police system, although nothing like modern police. The evidence shows a wide spectrum of officials carrying out police work. The Roman rulers not only ...
Fighting Crime and Corruption. The Impact of Police Forces and Army on Village Life in Graeco-Roman Egypt. KU Leuven
Because I am Greek: Polyonymy and the Expression of Ethnicity in Ptolemaic Egypt KU Leuven
Pioneering the Modernisation of the Laws of War and Peace: Balthazar de Ayala (c. 1548-1584) and the Emergence of the Law of Nations KU Leuven
The field of international law owes a significant debt to the works of Hugo Grotius (1583-1645) who, together with Alberico Gentili (1552-1608), has been recognised as a progenitor of a modern and secular law of nations. While much scholarly attention has been devoted to their contributions, other influential authors have predominantly remained in their shadow. One of these is Balthazar de Ayala (c. 1548-1584), a Leuven educated jurist and ...
Life and death of legionary soldiers in third-century Agypt. An interdisciplinary study of tomb monuments of Legio II Traiana Fortis. KU Leuven
"The origins of European Kingship (c. AD 400-500): Towards a new model of military leadership in Late Antiquity." Ghent University
Early medieval concepts of kingship are primarily seen as the result of processes of ethnic solidarity, or as the self-explanatory outcome of the institutional disintegration of the western Roman empire. My project will argue that the fifth-century emergence of new forms of kingship was the result of a crisis of leadership structures within the imperial Roman army.