Barbette Spaeth

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Barbette Stanley Spaeth is an associate professor at College of William and Mary,[1] and is an expert in Roman mythology. [2] She is past secretary of the Williamsburg Society, Archaeological Institute of America,[3] and president of the Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions.[4]

She graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a PhD.

Spaeth wrote her doctoral dissertation on Ceres[5] which became an acclaimed and well-cited treatise, The Roman Goddess Ceres.[6] She was a professor at Tulane University, from 1987 to 2001.[7]

She has won numerous awards for her work in academia.[8]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Spaeth, Barbette Stanley, "The Goddess Ceres and the Death of Tiberius Gracchus", Historia: Zeitschrift für Alte Geschichte, Vol. 39, No. 2, 1990.
  • Spaeth, Barbette Stanley (1996). The Roman goddess Ceres. University of Texas Press. ISBN 978-0-292-77693-7. 

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References[edit]

  1. ^ William and Mary faculty page
  2. ^ She was one of "experts in various subfields" that was compiled to "evaluate whether or not the Roman imperial cult united or divided the peoples of the Roman Empire." Jonathan L. Reed (November 10, 2011). "Rome and Religion: A Cross-Disciplinary Dialogue". Retrieved November 10, 2011. 
  3. ^ Archaeological Institute of America website
  4. ^ Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions website
  5. ^ "Barbette Stanley Spaeth, The Roman Goddess Ceres", Bryn Mawr Classical Review 97.10.17
  6. ^ Barbette Stanley Spaeth, The Roman Goddess Ceres (University of Texas Press, 1996).
  7. ^ http://www.tulane.edu/~spaeth/home.html
  8. ^ See, e.g., 2011 Faculty Governance Awards at William and Mary College

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