Kenneth W. Harl
Kenneth W. Harl is an American scholar, author and classicist. He received his B.A. in Classics and History at Trinity College in 1973, and his M.A. (1975) and PhD (1978) at Yale University. He is a currently Professor of History at Tulane University, New Orleans. He is known for his expertise in ancient numismatics, especially on the provincial and civic coinages of the Roman East. He has been the visiting professor for the summer seminar of the American Numismatic Society in 2001,and he is currently a fellow and trustee of the society. He has worked at the excavations of Metropolis and Gordion in Turkey. He teaches and publishes on Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Viking, Crusader, and military history. He is most noted for his outstanding teaching with many awards voted by the Tulane student body, as well as receiving the national David Cherry Award in Excellence in Teaching from Baylor University, and an honorary B.A. voted by the alumni of Tulane University for forty years of outstanding teaching and advising in 2017. Eleven of his courses have been produced by the Great Courses (Teaching Company).
He has published the following books:
- Civic Coins and Civic Politics in the Roman East, A.D. 180-275, 1987, ISBN 0-520-05552-7
- Coinage in the Roman Economy, 300 B.C. to A.D. 700, 1996, ISBN 0-8018-5291-9
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