Publications

Books

Roman Geographies of the Nile. From the Late Republic to the Early Empire. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

The Vandals. Blackwell Peoples of Europe. Oxford and Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. (with Richard Miles).

History and Geography in Late Antiquity. Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought 64. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pbk reprint 2008.

(ed.) Vandals, Romans and Berbers: New Perspectives on Late Antique North Africa. London: Ashgate, 2004.


Articles and Book Chapters:

'Invisible Men: Mobility and Political Change on the Frontier of Late Roman Africa', Early Medieval Europe, 26.3 (2018), 355-390.

'The Moorish Kingdoms and the Written Word: Three 'Textual Communities' in Fifth- and Sixth-Century Mauretania', in Elina Screen and Charles West (eds), Writing the Early Medieval West. Studies in Honour of Rosamond McKitterick (Cambridge University Press, 2017), 185-202.

‘Rome and the Vandals’ in Pascal Arnaud and Philip de Souza (eds), The Sea in History. Volume I: The Ancient World. (Boydell and Brewer, 2017): 496-507.

'African Geography in the Triumph of Cornelius Balbus', in Niccolo Mugnai, Julia Nikolaus and Nicholas Ray (eds), De Africa Romaque. Merging Cultures Across North Africa. (Society for Libyan Studies, 2016), 121-9.

‘Gelimer’s Slaughter: The Case for Late Vandal Africa’ in Susan T. Stevens and Jonathan P. Conant (eds), North Africa under Byzantium and Early Islam (Dumbarton Oaks, 2016), 23-40.

‘Kingdoms of North Africa’, in Michael Maas (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Attila (Cambridge University Press, 2015), 264-81.

‘Geography and Memory in Isidore’s Etymologies’, in Keith Lilley (ed.), Mapping Medieval Geographies Cartography and Geographical Thought in the Latin West and Beyond: 300-1600. (Cambridge University Press, 2014). 45-64.

‘Isidore’s Etymologies: On Words and Things’, in Jason Koenig and Greg Woolf (edd.), Encyclopaedism from Antiquity to the Renaissance (Cambridge University Press, 2013), 301-24.

totum subuertere uoluerunt:  ‘Social martyrdom’ in the Historia Persecutionis of Victor of Vita’, in Michael Williams, Richard Flower and Christopher Kelly (edd.), Unclassical Traditions. Volume II. Perspectives from East and West in Late Antiquity, Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society, Supp. 35, (Cambridge University Press, 2011), 102-15.

‘The Secret of My Succession: Dynasty and Crisis in Vandal North Africa’, Early Medieval Europe, 18.2. (2010), 135-59.

‘The Origins of ‘Vandalism’’, International Journal of the Classical Tradition, 16.2. (2009), 155-75.

‘Kornkammer und Keramiklager. Die wirtschaftlichen Verhältnisse im Vandalenreich’, in Das Königreich der Vandalen. Erben des Imperiums in Nordafrika, (Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe, 2009): 240-52.

‘Comparative Histories: The Vandals, The Sueves and Isidore of Seville’, in R. Corradini, R. Meens, C. Pössel and P. Shaw (eds), Texts and Identities in the Early Middle Ages. Forschungen zur Geschichte des Mittelalters, 12 (Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences, 2006), 35-46.

‘Monks, Monsters and Barbarians: Re-defining the African Periphery in Late Antiquity’, Journal of Early Christian Studies, 12:2 (2004), 217-44.

‘Understanding Late Antique North Africa’, in A. H. Merrills (ed.), Vandals, Romans and Berbers: New Perspectives on Late Antique North Africa (London: Ashgate, 2004), 1-29.

‘The Perils of Panegyric: Dracontius’ lost poem and its consequences’, in A. H. Merrills (ed.), Vandals, Romans and Berbers: New Perspectives on Late Antique North Africa (London: Ashgate, 2004), 145-62.

 

 

Featured Book Review:

Alessandro Scafi, Mapping Paradise. A History of Heaven on Earth (Chicago: Chicago University Press, 2005), in The American Historical Review 112.4 (2007), 1482-1484

Book Reviews:

Brian Croke, Count Marcellinus and his Chronicle (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001), in Early Medieval Europe, 12.2 (2003), 182-3.

Lionel Mary and Michel Sot (eds), Le discours d’éloge entre Antiquité et Moyen Age, (Paris: Picard, 2001), in Early Medieval Europe, 12.2 (2003), 192-3.

Michael Kulikowski, Late Roman Spain and Its Cities (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 2004), in Early Medieval Europe, 13.4. (2005), 432-4

Céline Martin, La géographie du pouvoir dans l’Espagne Visigothique (Lille: Press Universitaires du Septentrion, 2003), in Early Medieval Europe, 14.3 (2006), 338-40.

Paul Fouracre (ed.), The New Cambridge Medieval History I: c.500 – c. 700 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005), in Journal of Ecclesiastical History, 57.4 (2006), 745-6.

Ananya Jahanara Kabir and Deanna Williams (eds), Postcolonial Approaches to the European Middle Ages. Translating Cultures (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005), in Early Medieval Europe, 15.3 (2007), 356-9.

Maribel Dietz, Wandering Monks, Virgins, and Pilgrims: Ascetic Travel in the Mediterranean World, A.D. 300-800 (Philadelphia: Penn State University Press, 2005), in Catholic Historical Review, 93.3 (2007), 607-8.

Thomas F.X. Noble (ed.), From Roman Province to Medieval Kingdoms. Rewriting Histories (London: Routledge, 2006), in Medieval Archaeology, 51 (2007), 306-7.

Michael Kulikowski and Kim Bowes (eds), Hispania in Late Antiquity. Current Perspectives (Leiden: Brill, 2005), in Medieval Archaeology, 51 (2007), 303-4.

Geoffrey de Ste Croix and Joseph Streeter, Christian Persecution, Martyrdom, and Orthodoxy (Oxford, 2006), in Early Medieval Europe, 16.3 ( 2008), 382-384

John F. Drinkwater, The Alamanni and Rome 213-496. Caracalla to Clovis. (Oxford, 2007), in Early Medieval Europe, 16.3 (2008), 360-63.

Julie M. Schablitsky (ed.), Box Office Archaeology. Refining Hollywood’s Portrayals of the Past. (Walnut Creek, CA, 2007), in Medieval Archaeology, 52 (2008), 508-9.

Christian Jacob, The Sovereign Map. Theoretical Approaches in Cartography throughout History. tr. Tom Conley, ed. Edward H. Dahl. (Chicago, 2006), in American Historical Review, 113.2 (2008), 452–3

Andrew G Poulter. (ed.), The Transition to Late Antiquity on the Danube and Beyond. Proceedings of the British Academy, 141. ( The British Academy / Oxford University Press, 2007), Medieval Archaeology, 53 (2009), 383-4.

John Henderson, The Medieval World of Isidore of Seville. Truth From Words. (Cambridge: CUP. 2007), in Early Medieval Europe, 18.1 (2010), 122-5.

Guido Berndt, Konflikt und Anpassung. Studien zu Migration und Ethnogenese der Vandalen, Historische Studien 489. (Husum: Mathiesen Verlag. 2007) and Guido M. Berndt and Roland Steinacher (eds), Das Reich der Vandalen und seine (Vor-) Geschichten, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften. Forschungen zur Geschichte des Mittelalters 13. (Vienna: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie derWissenschaften, 2008) in Early Medieval Europe, 18.1 (2010), 118-22.

Michael Roberts, The Humblest Sparrow. The Poetry of Venantius Fortunatus. (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 2009) in Early Medieval Europe, 19.2 (2011), 252-4.

Guy Halsall (ed.), Humour, History and Politics in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002), in The Ancient History Bulletin.

Jennifer R. Davis and Michael McCormick (eds), The Long Morning of Medieval Europe. New Directions in Medieval Studies. (Aldershot: Ashgate 2008), in Early Medieval Europe, 19.2 (2011), 234-5.

Dalché, Patrick Gautier. La Géographie de Ptolémée en Occident. (IVe – XVIe siècle). Terrarum Orbis, 9 (Turnhout: Brill,  2009), in Speculum, 86.1 (2011), 193-4

Michael Decker, Tilling the Hateful Earth. Agricultural Production and Trade in the Late Antique East. (Oxford Studies in Byzantium). (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2009), in Medieval Archaeology.

Alexander Evers, Church, Cities and People. A Study of the Plebs in the Church and Cities of Roman Africa in Late Antiquity. Interdisciplinary Studies in Ancient Culture and Religion, vol 11 (Leuven: Peeters. 2010), in Catholic Historical Review 97.3 (2011), 567-9.

Guy Halsall, Barbarian Migrations and the Roman West 376-568. (Cambridge: CUP, 2007), in Medieval Archaeology.

Giorgio Ausenda†, Paolo Delogu and Chris Wickham (edd) The Langobards before the Frankish Conquest. An Ethnographic Perspective.  (Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2009), in Medieval Archaeology.

L. Bricault, M.J. Versluys, P.G.P. Meyboom, (edd.) Nile into Tiber: Egypt in the Roman World. Proceedings of the IIIrd International Conference of Isis Studies, Leiden May 11-14 2005. Religions in the Graeco-Roman World, 159  (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2007), in Classical Review 59.2. (2009), 562-5.

Edward James, Europe’s Barbarians AD 200-600. (Harlow: Pearson Education, 2009), in Antiquity 85.329 (2011), 1099-1100.

Leslie Dossey, Peasant and Empire in Christian North Africa, The Transformation of the Classical Heritage, 47. (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010), in Economic History Review. 65.1 (2012), 407–409

Talbert, Richard J.A. Rome’s World. The Peutinger Map Reconsidered. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010), in The Journal of Comparative Studies in Society and History, 54.3 (2012), 710-12.

Kaegi, Walter E. Muslim Expansion and Byzantine Collapse in North Africa. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010), in The Journal of the American Oriental Society, 133.2 (2013), 399-401.

Robert G. Hoyland (tr.) Theophilus of Edessa’s Chronicle. And the Circulation of Historical Knowledge in Late Antiquity and Early Islam. Translated Texts for Historians, 57. (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2011), in Medieval Archaeology.

Feraco, Fabrizio. Ammiano geografo. Nuovi Studi, Studi Latini, 76 (Naples, 2011), in Classical Review, 63.2. (2013), 623-4.

Hodges, Richard. Dark Age Economics: A New Audit. (London, 2012), in Medieval Archaeology, 57.1 (2013), 324-5.

Sarris, Peter. Empires of Faith. The Fall of Rome to the Rise of Islam. 500-700. The Oxford History of Medieval Europe (Oxford, 2011), in Landscape History.

Cameron, Averil (ed.) Late Antiquity on the Eve of Islam. The Formation of the Classical Islamic World (Farnham and Burlington, 2013), in Medieval Archaeology.

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